The journey to academic success begins long before a child sets foot in a classroom. In fact, the foundation for learning and literacy is laid in the earliest years of life. Research consistently shows the critical importance of early childhood literacy, revealing insights into the profound impact o...Read More
There's a chill in the air and Yetis are everywhere! There's still a month left to participate in our annual Winter Reading Program! This year's theme is Get YETI to Read...The YETI Strikes Back! Completed logs will be accepted for entries into our prize drawings through February 24, 2024....Read More
As the snow begins to fall, people are beginning to reflect on the past year. Maybe you have hit your reading goal for the year, maybe you still have a few titles to go. For those of you in the second group, the staff at Sage Library wanted to share some of our favorite books we read this past year....Read More
Library Partnerships: Downtown Bay City Recognized with Honorable Mention for Collaboration with BCLS
Library Partnerships: Downtown Bay City Recognized with Honorable Mention for Collaboration with BCLS We are thrilled to announce that Downtown Bay City has been awarded an Honorable Mention for outstanding partnership with the Bay County Library System as part of the inaugural I Partner with My ...Read More
Every year we recognize November as National Native American Heritage Month, which gives us the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the heritage, traditions and contributions of all native and indigenous people, who have enriched and shaped our country in so many invaluable ways. In cele...Read More
Get in Your Element this Fall with a Library Card!
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Bay County Library System joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind everyone about the valuable resources available with a library card. ...
The Libby app is the easiest way to get started with digital books, audiobooks, and magazines from the Bay County Library System! The Libby app, which is created by OverDrive, has replaced the OverDrive app. Here are directions to help you get started with Libby: Instal...Read More
Brainfuse Help Now, an on-demand, anytime, anywhere, eLearning program, is the latest addition to our online learning services. Brainfuse Help Now offers BCLS cardholders of all ages and levels free access to live, online tutoring, career help, and other skill-building resources. Brainfuse ...Read More
There's no time like the summertime to pack the family into the car and hit the road! Family road trips bring with them the opportunity to create memories and bring families closer together. Bonding can come in many forms, and listening to stories while on the road can be the perfect act...Read More
It’s National Library Week everyone! Just like any other celebration, we’re sure this one could've snuck up on you. No worries. This one is easy to celebrate, just visit your local library! We love connecting with you all, and that makes it perfect that this year’s theme is Connecting With You...Read More