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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Program: Shape Scavenger Hunt

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Children and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Dena and Miss Denise to sing some songs and search for shapes around your house!  Caregivers may pick up a bag of colorful paper shapes to hide before the program.   All supplie...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join some of our Children's Librarians on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for children ages 5-12.  All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to ...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 85
Event Details:
The Evening Sessions Join us on Zoom for this virtual program! 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 t...

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

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
This is a virtual meeting of the Sage Book Club.  Everyone is welcome, but you will need to provide an email in order to get the Zoom invite.  If you've never used Zoom before, please give us a call and we can walk you through register...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for adults. Most supplies will be provided to registered people. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Su...

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 "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens: Online

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Use your wit, skill, and some lucky rolls of the dice to create characters, fight bad guys, and maybe even save the world. No experience necessary! We will be playing virtually using a combination of tools. Links and how-to videos to come ...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join some of our Children's Librarians on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for children ages 5-12.  All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to ...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Grab Your Gratitude Zoom Scavenger Hunt Ages 5-12 + Adult Supervisor Thu, Nov 12 4-5 pm Find items in your kitchen to express your gratitude when Miss Dani requests them! Our librarians will keep score and you will earn prizes to be picked up a...

Disclaimer(s)

Please register each person individually, including adults.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Craft: Sharpie Mugs

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only craft and design your own mug using Sharpies.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

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.

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Program: Animal Scavenger Hunt

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Children and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Dena and Miss Denise to sing some songs and search for animals around your house!  Caregivers may pick up a bag of colorful paper animals to hide before the program.   All suppl...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
The Evening Sessions Join us on Zoom for this virtual program! 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 t...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Read to a certified therapy dog in a one on one 10-minute Zoom session. After you register for the program, you will  be called to schedule the time of your session.  We request an adult supervise all children participating in the Tail W...

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

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Hands-on space science fun!  Build a model to test for ultraviolet radiation and learn about the enormous size of the solar system with everyday objects.  This is a repeat of a program presented in October. All supplies will be provided ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Craft: Transfer Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Transfer Art Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program.  All supplies are...

Disclaimer(s)

Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

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

BCLS Closed

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Some Branches
Branches:
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Off Site
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closing at 5 p.m. in honor of the Thanksgiving Holiday.   ...

BCLS Closed

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Off Site
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closed Nov 26, 2020 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Virtual Program: Junk Box Challenge

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Have fun creating a masterpiece from our awesome junk box stuff!  Build on your own, then share your creation with everyone on Zoom.    A box of materials will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch yo...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reindeer At Your Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Parking Lot
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 300
Event Details:
See live reindeer outside and pick up a craft kit to take home. Family fun for all ages! Registration required due to COVID-19 precautions and limited space. Masks and social distancing required. Camera use is encouraged.  Overflow parki...

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 "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reindeer At Your Library

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Parking Lot
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 300
Event Details:
See live reindeer outside and pick up a craft kit to take home. Family fun for all ages! Registration required due to COVID-19 precautions and limited space. Masks and social distancing required. Camera use is encouraged.    Overflow ...

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.

Read What You Want Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Log in and chat about your recent reads with fellow Bay County readers!    Everyone is welcome, but you will need to provide an email in order to get the Zoom invite.  If you've never used Zoom before please give us a call and we...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reindeer At Your Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 250
Event Details:
See live reindeer outside and pick up a craft kit to take home. Family fun for all ages! Registration required due to COVID-19 precautions and limited space. Masks and social distancing required. Camera use is encouraged.  ...

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 "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reindeer At Your Library

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 300
Event Details:
See live reindeer outside and pick up a craft kit to take home. Family fun for all ages! Registration required due to COVID-19 precautions and limited space. Masks and social distancing required. Camera use is encouraged.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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