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Winter Reading Program

About the 2022 Program

A Winter Tale 2022 Reading Program Jan 3 through February 26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover "A Winter Tale" in the annual Winter Reading Program! Read or listen for a total of 8 hours and log your reading to earn entries into a drawing. The more you read the more chances to win!  

HOW IT WORKS

  • Sign up beginning January 3. Pick up a log at your branch or track your reading online through our Beanstack site or the Beanstack Tracker app.
  • Log 8 hours of reading and/or listening to complete the program.
  • Keep logging to earn more prize drawing entries for every additional 8 hours you read/listen.
  • Finish by February 26 to enter the prize drawing(s).

More Information

Download Beanstack User Directions (PDF) 

You can sign up, log reading, and manage your account from your smart device! Simply visit your Android or iOS app store and download the free "Beanstack Tracker" app.

Questions? Call your branch or email bclsbeanstack@baycountylibrary.org..

Participate online or via the Beanstack Tracker app. Paper logs will also be available at your branch or print one from the tab above. 

Your name will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a Meijer gift card worth $10 or $50 for every 8 hours of reading or listening you complete!

Drawing winners will be contacted after February 28, 2022.

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes: Grades 9-12

All Day 7/5 - 7/9
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
*Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  *Please indicate grade in the fall when registering.                                &n...

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

2-5 Year Old Storytime - Sage

10:00am - 10:45am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Sage Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified of any format change via the contact info you provide at registration. MASKS ARE HIGHLY E...

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.

Knitting Solutions

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Storytime - Sage

11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

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

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Sage Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified of any format change via the contact info you provide at registration. MASKS ARE HIGHLY E...

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

Summer of S.T.E.A.M.

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Family program.  Join our "on-the go" community of curiosity each Tuesday throughout the summer, no registration required.  Investigative and hands-on fun activities that will spark your interest in science, technology, engineering, art and...

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.