Library Blog

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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Romantasy Reads

The popularity of titles like Fourth Wing and A Court of Thorns and Roses are leaving readers on a hunt searching for more read-alikes. But if you search other fantasy titles, you may not find the relationships you loved in these titles, but if you search romance titles you may not have the fantasti...

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Upcoming Events

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 10/14 - 10/19
Virtual
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

October's theme is One of a Kind!

4th and 5th graders are invited to try the Bay County Library System's subscription box, B.A.M! (Books and More).

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Adults" group.

Sage Book Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Sage Book Club- Everyone Welcome

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions (2nd Floor)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Second Floor Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:

Drop in to knit and crochet with others.  Expert knitters on site to help those who need assistance.  Supplies not provided, please bring your own project to work on.

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 "Everyone" group.

Chess at the Library

3:30pm - 5:00pm
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 "Adults" group.

Evening Sessions- Oktoberfest:

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: 75
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!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Third Thursday Wellness

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:

Third Thursday Wellness is a monthly event of various wellness programs

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

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 10/21 - 10/26
Virtual
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders.

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.

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.

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