CLOSED MLK Jr. Day

BCLS is closed on Monday, January 17 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Library News

2022 Michigan Notable Books showing covers for books included on the list

Michigan Notable Books 2022

Every year a selection committee facilitated by the Library of Michigan comes together and pores over 100s of books that were published the previous year. Fiction, non-fiction, as well as children's and teen titles are all eligible for consideration as long as they meet the criteria: books must be w...

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Binge Bundles

Themed Movie Bundles at the Wirt Library

Looking for something to binge watch this weekend? Wirt library is now offering Binge Bundles! Check out 3 movies at a time in these new themed bundles to re-watch old favorites or find something new! Fans of comedy, horror, romance, thrillers - There’s a bundle for that! Here’s just a samplin...

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Read in the New Year

Tips to Up Your Reading in 2022

As the new year comes, so does the opportunity to set new reading challenges and goals. There are so many ways to approach this, but I am going to highlight a few of my favorites. Find a Book Club If you are looking to change up some of your reading habits, having the accountability and social...

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Upcoming Events

BCLS Closed

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Virtual, Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Off Site
Description:
All BCLS branches and the Bookmobile are closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 1/18 - 1/22
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
    Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.                                           &nbs...

Disclaimer(s)

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Drop in to knit and crochet with others.  Expert knitters on site to help those who need assistance.  Supplies not provided, please bring your own project to work on. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + participating caregiver.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed to you after registering. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pinconning Book Club

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Book Club ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Graphic Novel Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this session will be rescheduled at a later date. Keep an eye on our calendar, Facebook page and newsletters for an update.   Do you like graphic novels? Are you looking for a group to talk about some great...

Disclaimer(s)

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Flower Painting

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Unleash your inner artist as we learn how to paint a colorful dandelion puff. Children ages 5 -12 are invited to attend. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please i...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Home Buyers Education Class

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Curious as to what the home buying process entails? Hear a series of short presentations from local experts such as a lender, home inspector, title agent and realtor followed by Q & A. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

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