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

Fall is here to stay, and with it comes 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...

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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 "Adults" group.

Hatha Slow Flow Yoga

10:00am - 11:00am
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: 4
Event Details:
Join Cindy Adams for Hatha Slow Flow Yoga - no experience needed!  Registration is required and a waiver must be completed to participate.  Please bring a mat or towel as they will not be provided.   ...

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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.

Science Club Jr: Tornado in a Bottle

10:30am - 11:00am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Learn about tornadoes in this hands on science experiment! 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. Y...

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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 could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Easy Abstract Canva Painting

11:00am - 12:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Sign up to make an abstract canvas painting using a new technique.   Wear old clothes, as you might get paint on them. ...
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 "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime @ Populace Coffee

9:00am - 9:30am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Families with young children.  Bring the littles downtown to storytime with Ms. Cora from Wirt!  Enjoy your favorite coffee house drink at Populace Coffee while we talk, read and sing.   No registration needed. ...

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.

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.

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

LENA Start In Person Sessions

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers of children ages 0-36 months. This 10-week program uses LENA technology to increase interactive talk, which leads to healthy brain development in children. Each participant will receive a bag of supplies, including a LEN...

Disclaimer(s)

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: 0
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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