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Quick Reads: Books to Read or Listen to in a Day!

Fall is here to stay, and with it all its trappings!  Back to school, back to carpool, back to after-school activities and weekend sporting events.  This return to routine often leaves us feeling like we have much less free time for things like reading or listening- when it's not for schoo...

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Books to Screen

From Book To Screen

“The book is better”, so the saying goes. Check out and read these books before you see their filmed movie/TV versions and judge for yourself.   Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy by Damien Lewis Tells the story of jazz great Baker’s role as an agent for the Fre...

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Teen Titles for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.This is atime to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. A great way to celebrate would be to read a book (or two or t...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes: Grades 9-12

All Day 10/3 - 10/8
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. **Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.              &n...

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Bay County Residents Only

This high demand special collection/program is limited exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders only.

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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

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

Playdate @ Wirt

10:00am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Little ones can play, discover & meet new friends.  Ages 4 & under. Participating caregiver required. No registration required.

Drop in for fun play time at Wirt Library Children's Room. ...

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.

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

A is for Art: Leaf Printing

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Let’s turn leaves into works of art with this fun fall craft! Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Area Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom...

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 could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

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

Young Scientists: Spectacular Spiders

10:30am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person STEAM program, Young Scientists for children ages 2-5 with the adult as the assistant! Guided by your librarian have the opportunity to engage, interact, ask questions, play, and craft during the hour o...

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

Pups & Pages - Auburn

11:00am - 12:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Read to a therapy dog or dog in training in a one-on-one session. You will be called to schedule your session the week of the program. Children ages 4-12 are invited to attend.  This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch...

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

LEGO Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:

Make your own unique Lego creations—builder’s choice!  We supply the bricks and you supply the imagination. We may feature your creations on our Facebook page. 

Grades K-5. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

B.A.M! Subscription Box for 4th-5th Graders

All Day 10/10 - 10/15
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
October's theme is Be Afraid! 4th and 5th graders are invited to try the Bay County Library System's subscription box, B.A.M! (Books and More). This special collection/program is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. Each bo...

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Bay County Residents Only

This high demand special collection/program is limited exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders only.

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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.

Preschool Storytime - Sage

10:00am - 10:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

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

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Sage Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified of any format change via the contact info you provide at registration. MASKS ARE HIGHLY E...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

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.

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