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.

Pups & Pages - Pinconning

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Join us at the Pinconning library for Pups & Pages for ages 4-12! Bring a book from home or come a few minutes early to look at books as readers are assigned to a dog as they arrive and check in at the Pinconning Public Service Desk.

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 "Adults" group.

Auburn Book Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join us for the discussion of the book The Ride of Her Life by Elizabeth Letts. Pick up your copy of the title at the Public Service Desk at the time of registration.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sage Stitchers

10:00am - 11:00am
Sage Branch Library
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Bring your knitting or crochet projects and join others around our second floor fireplace. This program will be held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month.

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

Pups & Pages - Auburn

11:00am - 12:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Read to a therapy dog or dog in training in a one-on-one session. You will be called to schedule your session the week of the program. Children ages 4-12 are invited to attend. 

 

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Movie Maker Club (2nd Floor)

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Second Floor Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Movies, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Join us for a brand-new club for tweens, all about making movies and other video-based media, with equipment provided by the Michigan Learning Channel! 

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Baby Sandal Keepsake

10:30am - 11:30am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Come and make a keepsake paper craft of your baby/toddler! We will be tracing their foot/feet to make keep sake flip-flops.

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 "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes: Grades 9-12

All Day 7/1 - 7/6
Virtual
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

**Please indicate grade in FALL when registering. 

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

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 "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Populace Coffee
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Families with young children.  Join the Wirt library downtown at Populace Coffee House on the patio for storytime- (indoors during inclement weather).  No registration required.

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.

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