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Looking for new audiobooks? Here's Hoopla!

Do you Hoopla?  If not, it's the perfect time to start!  Late last year, all of our digital audiobooks made the move from Libby to Hoopla.  Now, in addition to your 10 monthly instant borrows, Bay County resident cardholders have access to Flex audiobook titles. In addition to the ...

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All By Myself...Stand Alone Teen Reads

In a world that is dominated by series, you may not be looking for that kind of commitment. Instead you may be looking for the satisfying feeling of reading a story with a set beginning, middle, and end, with no cliffhangers or set-ups for the book. Stand alone stories sometimes feel hidden in the t...

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Upcoming Events

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

Preschool Storytime - Wirt

10:30am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Preschool Storytime

Join us with your preschooler for stories, rhymes, music, movement, and early literacy fun!

Best for ages 2-5 with a participating caregiver.

Event Details:

Registration for all BCLS summer storytimes begins on May 17, 2024.

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 "Adults" group.

Wednesdays With Walt

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Study Room #1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Event Details:

Get help with computer issue, learn how to use a device or app, ask questions, and more!

Call (989) 893-9566 Ext. 2303 or email wpeglow@baycountylibrary.org to book your time!

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

Meet Up Eat Up & Read Up - Sage

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Event Details:

Meet Up, Eat Up, and READ Up at your library! Kids and teens ages 0-18 can enjoy a free lunch on the lawn along with a free book! 

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Rock Painting

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Children ages 12 and under with their families! 

Join us at the Sage Branch Library on Wednesday, July 17 @ 12:30 pm for Rock Painting!

Disclaimer(s)

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chess at the Library

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Open to chess players of all ages. Come for an opportunity to connect with other chess players in our community room over the board. 

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

Pups & Pages - Sage

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Join us at Sage Library on Wed, July 17 for Pups & Pages for ages 4-12! Read to a a certified therapy dog beginning at 5:30 pm.

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evening Sessions- The Purple Gang: Detroit's Own Prohibition Era Gang

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 53
Event Details:

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, science, and more!

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Needle Crafters Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Fireplace Reading Area
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Bring your knitting and crochet projects and join us while we work on our projects. Other handwork is welcomed.

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