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Knitting Solutions (2nd Floor)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Second Floor Community Meeting Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Educational
Age Group:
Adults
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.

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

Exotic Zoo-Pinconning

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Pinconning Community Center at Off Site
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
Family, Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Enjoy a hands-on informational program with exotic animals where you’ll learn about animal senses, characteristics and mannerisms for different species, animal defense mechanisms, ...

Required
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Pinconning Community Center
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Enjoy a hands-on informational program with exotic animals where you’ll learn about animal senses, characteristics and mannerisms for different species, animal defense mechanisms, and more!

 

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 "Children" group.

Reading Buddies @ WIRT

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Program Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Educational, Other
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Reading Buddies will have the opportunity to engage with a T.W.I.G. (Tween Interest Group) Buddy, building relationships and practicing literacy skills.  Children must have so...

Required
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Reading Buddies will have the opportunity to engage with a T.W.I.G.

Disclaimer(s)

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 - Pinconning

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Community Room at Pinconning Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
Children, Tweens
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 a...

Required
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions (2nd Floor)

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Second Floor Community Meeting Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Educational
Age Group:
Adults
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.

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.

Yummy Treat w/ Sarah’s Sweet Escapes

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Community Room at Sage Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational, Other, Workshop
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Join Sarah, from Sarah's Sweet Escapes to make a sweet treat! 

Cancelled
Required
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Other, Workshop
Event Details:

Join Sarah, from Sarah's Sweet Escapes to make a sweet treat! 

Disclaimer(s)

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

Due to the high demand of this program, please only register at one BCLS location – thank you!

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.

Ladies of the Lights

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auburn Branch Community Room at Auburn Area Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Dianna Stampfler from Promote Michigan will present the program Ladies of the Lights. They were women before their time, taking on the romantic, yet dangerous and physically dem...

Required
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:

Dianna Stampfler from Promote Michigan will present the program Ladies of the Lights.

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Erin Bartels

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Kantzler Community Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Educational, Lectures
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

ERIN BARTELS writes character-driven fiction for curious people. Her readers know to expect that each of her novels will tell a unique story about fallible characters so tangible t...

Required
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Required
Seats Remaining: 52
Event Details:

ERIN BARTELS writes character-driven fiction for curious people.

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.

Wirt Summer Series - Picture Book Art w/Delta Kids

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Program Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Educational, STEAM
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Picture Book Art in the Children's Program Room with our partner Lauren of Delta College- PBS Kids/Michigan Learning Channel.  This program is for ages 3-8.  Registration...

Required
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, STEAM
Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Picture Book Art in the Children's Program Room with our partner Lauren of Delta College- PBS Kids/Michigan Learning Channel.  This program is for ages 3-8.  Registration is 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.

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions (2nd Floor)

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Second Floor Community Meeting Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Educational
Age Group:
Adults
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.

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

Baby Book Club

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Sage Branch Community Room at Sage Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational, Other, Storytime
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers, Children
Event Details:

Join us at the Sage Branch Library on Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30 pm. Bring your baby to sing, rhyme, dance and take home a new book to keep. Stay to play and chat with other pa...

Required
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Other, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Join us at the Sage Branch Library on Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30 pm.

Bring your baby to sing, rhyme, dance and take home a new book to keep. Stay to play and chat with other parents. We look forward to seeing you!

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.

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.

School Bus Storytime - Auburn

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Auburn Branch Community Room at Auburn Area Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational, Storytime
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers, Children
Event Details:

Get ready to start school and join staff from each of our branches for songs and stories on board a real school bus! This program is geared toward children who have not yet ente...

Required
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Get ready to start school and join staff from each of our branches for songs and stories on board a real school bus!

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.

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.

Smokey the Bear Birthday Celebration @ Wirt

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Children's Program Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Educational, Other, Storytime
Age Group:
Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Event Details:

Smokey the Bear is celebrating his 80th birthday and will be here at the Wirt library!!!  Join Smokey the Bear at the Wirt branch in the Children's Department Program Room whe...

Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Other, Storytime
Event Details:

Smokey the Bear is celebrating his 80th birthday and will be here at the Wirt library!!!  Join Smokey the Bear at the Wirt branch in the Children's Department Program Room where we will have a story, activity, giveaways and of course, birthda

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.

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

Pups & Pages - Auburn

Saturday, August 10, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Auburn Branch Community Room at Auburn Area Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational, Other
Age Group:
Children, Tweens
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...

Required
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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 "Children" group.

Wirt Summer Art Series - Explorers of the Sea w/Midland Center for the Arts

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kantzler Community Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Educational, STEAM, Storytime
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Ages 3-8.  Be a nautical adventurer as we explore the sea! Learn about the world of pirates with an engaging reading of the book How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long. Follow ...

Required
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, STEAM, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Ages 3-8.  Be a nautical adventurer as we explore the sea! Learn about the world of pirates with an engaging reading of the book How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long.

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.

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

Wirt Summer ART Series - Park Hoppin' w/Midland Center for the Arts

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Second Floor Community Meeting Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Educational, Technology Class
Age Group:
Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Ages 9-12.  Explore the wonders of the U.S. National Parks! Travel to the beautiful forests, pristine beaches, dry deserts, and breathtaking mountains. Look through travel gui...

Required
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Second Floor Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Technology Class
Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Ages 9-12.  Explore the wonders of the U.S. National Parks! Travel to the beautiful forests, pristine beaches, dry deserts, and breathtaking mountains. Look through travel guides and create your own travel collage.

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.

Please register each person individually, including adults.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions (2nd Floor)

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Second Floor Community Meeting Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Educational
Age Group:
Adults
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.

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 "Children" group.

Reading Buddies @ WIRT

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Program Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Educational, Other
Age Group:
Children
Event Details:

Reading Buddies will have the opportunity to engage with a T.W.I.G. (Tween Interest Group) Buddy, building relationships and practicing literacy skills.  Children must have so...

Required
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Reading Buddies will have the opportunity to engage with a T.W.I.G.

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.

Zine Making Workshop: Be the Change

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Second Floor Community Meeting Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Arts & Crafts, Educational, Workshop
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Join Delta College English teacher and editor of NewPages.com, Denise Hill, to create zines!   Pronounced “zeen,” a zine is a mini-book made by folding or stapling pap...

Required
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Second Floor Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational, Workshop
Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Join Delta College English teacher and editor of NewPages.com, Denise Hill, to create zines!  

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 "Children" group.

Shared Reading Storytime @ Wirt

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Children's Program Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Educational, Storytime
Age Group:
Family, Children
Event Details:

Encouraging communication during story time.  Join Katie Butzu, BAISD Assistive Technology and AAC Specialist, at the Wirt branch to experience a special shared reading storyt...

Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Educational, Storytime
Event Details:

Encouraging communication during story time.

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.

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

Pups & Pages - Pinconning

Thursday, August 15, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Community Room at Pinconning Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational
Age Group:
Children, Tweens
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 a...

Required
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
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)

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.

School Bus Storytime - Pinconning

Friday, August 16, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Pinconning Branch Community Room at Pinconning Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational, Storytime
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers, Children
Event Details:

Get ready to start school and join staff from each of our branches for songs and stories on board a real school bus! This program is geared toward children who have not yet ente...

Required
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:

Get ready to start school and join staff from each of our branches for songs and stories on board a real school bus!

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.

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 @ Wirt

Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Program Room at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Program Type:
Educational, Other
Age Group:
Children, Tweens
Event Details:

Join us in-person at Wirt Library and read to a certified therapy dog.  Ages 4-12 read to a certified therapy dog in a one-on-one timed session based upon registration an...

Required
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Join us in-person at Wirt Library and read to a certified therapy dog.  Ages 4-12 read to a certified therapy dog in a one-on-one timed session based upon registration and arrival at the library starting at 2:00 pm.

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.

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.

School Bus Storytime - Sage

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Sage Branch Community Room at Sage Branch Library
Program Type:
Educational, Storytime
Age Group:
Babies & Toddlers, Children
Event Details:

Get ready to start school and join staff from each of our branches for songs and stories on board a real school bus! This program is geared toward children who have not yet ente...

Required
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Storytime
Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Get ready to start school and join staff from each of our branches for songs and stories on board a real school bus!

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.

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