CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

On March 23, 2020 Governor Whitmer issued the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order temporarily closing all non-critical services.

All BCLS branches, the Bookmobile, book drops, and Wirt's drive-up window are closed until further notice. 
Please enjoy any items you have until we reopen. NO FINES OR FEES during closure.


Digital library services are available 24/7 during closure! Visit our Facebook page for updates and info on services.

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Library News

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Educational Resources for Home Learning

With schools closed, we are sharing some educational resources for children and families:  Watch a virtual storytime:  Miss Dani, one of our children’s librarians, has created a YouTube channel to present virtual storytimes.  Discover the library's digital collectio...

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"women work for the vote (2)" by Oregon State University

Books for Women's History Month

On this date 100 years ago, we only had 18 Amendments to the Constitution (looking at you, Prohibition). But that wouldn't last long, because the 19th Amendment was on it's way to ratification - finally granting women the right to vote. Michigan was one of the first three states to ratify the Amendm...

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Blue Background with Books. Text reads- Things we love: Book Clubs

Looking to Join a Book Club?

It is such a terrible feeling when you want to talk to someone about something you just read and no one else you know has read it yet. We are here to help give you solace in those times of need. You are always welcome to come talk to us about your new favorite (or most hated) books, but sometimes it...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Children" group.

Library Lunch: Wrap It Up

April 1, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Ages 5-12. Experiment with ingredients to make your perfect wrap. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Rock Painting with Studio 23

April 1, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Come paint rocks for our new rock garden. Please register to ensure we have enough supplies for everyone. We may go outside if the weather is nice. ...

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.

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

Family Storytime

April 1, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
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 is a drop-in session.  ...

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 "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Rock Painting with Studio 23

April 1, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Come paint rocks for our new rock garden. Please register to ensure we have enough supplies for everyone. We may go outside if the weather is nice. ...

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.

Please register each person individually, including adults.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Easy Birch Tree Painting

April 1, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Paint a canvas with birch trees. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needle Crafters Club

April 1, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
An entertaining evening joining other knitters, crocheters and hand crafters working on their own individual projects.  A lot of sharing of projects, patterns and knowledge.  If you would like to try knitting or crocheting our ladies who re...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books & Brews

April 1, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
A Different Style of Book Club Everyone gets to choose their own book! Each month we will announce a new theme. You choose and read a book that fits that theme. Then we'll come together to discuss, compare, and chat. The theme for April is Food...

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.

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.

Baby Storytime

April 2, 2020
10:15am - 10:45am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

Spring session begins the week of March 9th.  ...

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.

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