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Thank You for Being a Friend

Where would we be without our friends?  As the holidays approach, we often find ourselves reflecting on the past year and also the things we're thankful for: our families, our health, and, of course, our friends to name a few!  New or old, near or far, our friendships can help us celebrate...

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Writer Resources for Nanowrimo

The Write Stuff

As November begins, so does the annual tradition of NaNoWriMo. If you have never heard of it, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. The organization behind it encourages writers to write 50,000 words in 30 days. The goal is to get pen to paper--even if the words aren’t perfect. If you a...

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Scream Queens

The horror genre is one typically dominated by male writers, but, as in most areas today women are hot on their heels!  Check out these great horror novels just in time for Halloween. Some are classic, some are new, but all are written by scream queens!     The Dead Girls C...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
The Evening Sessions The Evening Sessions is a monthly adult program series featuring a fun and engaging mix of presentations, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, author visits, and performances on topics covering the arts, culture, history, scie...

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Craft: Sharpie Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to re...

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

A is for Art: Mitten Garland

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Make a winter-themed garland using watercolors and white crayons! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies f...

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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.

Seed Sorting for the Seed Library

10:00am - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Drop in anytime during the sorting to help prepare for the 5th Season of the Seed Library!  All supplies provided. ...

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

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
Seats Remaining: 100
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 "Teens" group.
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: Teens, 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 "Teens" group.

'Sour' Slime

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come to the library and make slime inspired by Olivia Rodrigo's Album, Sour!  ...

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

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