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Book drops, limited inside service, and curbside available! Normal branch hours have resumed. GET REOPENING DETAILS HERE.
Read our COVID-19 Response plan here.

EFFECTIVE JULY 13, 2020...Governor's Executive Order 2020-147
In accordance with the new state mandate, mask are required to be worn to enter the library.
Masks are available, if needed.
 

Library News

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Any teens looking for a Challenge? Try MI Library Quest!

From July 1-30 Teens across the state of Michigan can participate in the MI Library Quest.  Calling all teen adventurers! His Majesty King Thaddeus Brockwright the Third is seeking brave souls to rid his kingdom of the dreaded bronze dragon. Prepare yourself for a daring virtual quest tha...

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Grab and Go Crafts Now Available for Kids and Teens!

Children and teens can now get grab & go craft kits! A new craft comes out every Monday through August 17th and is available while supplies last on a first come, first served basis at all of our locations. Our branches that are closed on Mondays will put new crafts out on Tuesdays...

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Dads of All Kinds

Literature is full of great father figures: Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird, Bob Cratchit from A Christmas Carol, Arthur Weasley from the Harry Potter series, Mr. Bennet from Pride and Prejudice, Mathew Cuthbert from the Anne of Green Gables series, and Horton the Elephant from Horton Hatch...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Children" group.

Free Book Book Club: Monster Mayhem

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Monster Mayhem by Christopher Eliopoulos Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37487146-monster-mayhem?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=IKJ0nGBeHo&rank=5 Pick up your FREE (Donated...

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah Howe, James Howe Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/281235.Bunnicula Pick up your FREE (Donated by the Gleaner Life Insu...

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal by Jeff Kinney Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43120234-diary-of-an-awesome-friendly-kid Pick up your FREE (Donated&nb...

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time with Miss Dani

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want. Pre-recorded storytime posted on Mondays at 9:00 am.  BCLS Children's Youtube Channel ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Wacky Science with Scheer Genius

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Performance, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The smash hit of 2017 is being brought back! Simple Household items are used to perform outrageous and wacky science feats. Loads of surprises, comedy & goofy sound effects combine in this perfect complement to learning The Scienti...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Dragon Skull Sculpting class. Supplies can be picked up starting July 31. Make sure to indicate which branch is your preferred pick-up destination. If the day/time...

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

Summer Reading Program Prize Pickup (All Branches)

All Day 8/10 - 8/22
Some Branches
Branches:
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Virtual
Description:
Summer Reading Program Prizes can be picked up during open hours at your local branch beginning Monday, August 10th and running through Saturday, August 22nd. All locations are closed on Sundays during the summer.  PRIZES ARE NOT AVAILABLE AF...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time with Miss Dani

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want. Pre-recorded storytime posted on Mondays at 9:00 am.  BCLS Children's Youtube Channel ...
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