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MiLibraryQuest Winter Edition

Michigan teens, we need your help! The world famous thief Lupin has struck again! This time he pilfered the laptop of a best selling Michigan author containing the only copy of their latest novel. Please help us find where Lupin has stashed the laptop by decoding his taunting notes to Inspector Skir...

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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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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Box for Adults

All Day 1/24 - 1/29
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
                                January's theme is Cozy Mystery! Adults are invited to try the Bay County Library System's new subscription box, Book Box for Adults!&n...

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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.

Virtual Craft for Kids: Pet Rocks

4:15pm - 4:45pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join some of our Children's Librarians on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for children ages 5-12.  All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to ...

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Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chevron Abstract Canvas Craft

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Using tape and paint, create this modern looking canvas art piece at the library! ...

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

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
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. ...

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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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

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

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Clay Pot Snowman Craft

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  Create your own clay pot snowman- all supplies provided! ...

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Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

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

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

LENA Start Virtual Meetings

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers of children ages 0-36 months. This 10-week virtual program uses LENA technology to increase interactive talk, which leads to healthy brain development in children. Each participant will receive a bag of supplies, includi...

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Auburn Book Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us to discuss those outstanding books you have read during the last couple of years and select a title to read together for our next meeting. ...
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