Closed Memorial Weekend

All BCLS Branches will be closed Saturday-Monday, May 28-30. 

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BCLS Closed

All Day 5/28 - 5/30
All Branches
Branches:
Virtual, 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 May 28 - May 30, 2022. ...
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 "Adults" group.

Books & Brews

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
All copies of the book have been spoken for. If you would like to join us and have your own copy or would like to read or listen digitally using hoopla, please email emarsh@baycountylibrary.org to reserve your spot.   Looking for a book cl...

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

Gift for a Guy

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Join us at the Sage Branch Library for to make a gift, card, and gift bag for the special guy in your life! The program is for ages 12 and under to create that special gift and we will start at 4:30 pm for a 30-minute session. Registration is require...

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.

Gift for a Guy

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us at the Sage Branch Library for to make a gift, card, and gift bag for the special guy in your life! The program is for ages 12 and under to create that special gift and we will start at 5:00 pm for a 30-minute session. Registration is require...

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.

Gift for a Guy

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us at the Sage Branch Library for to make a gift, card, and gift bag for the special guy in your life! The program is for ages 12 and under to create a special gift and we will start at 5:30 pm for a 30-minute session. Registration is required. ...

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.

Young Scientist: Light and Shadow

10:30am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person STEAM program for children ages 2-5 with the adult as the assistant! Guided by your librarian have the opportunity to engage, interact, ask questions, play, and craft during the hour of science fun with...

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 "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes: Grades 9-12

All Day 6/6 - 6/11
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.                                                  &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.

In-Person LENA Start Meetings

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers of children ages 0-36 months. This 10-week program uses LENA technology to increase interactive talk, which leads to healthy brain development in children. Each participant will receive a bag of supplies, including a LEN...

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.

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Science Camp Jr: Colors

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique science experiments-including rainbow eruptions and making your own ice cream! Please note that each day requires separate re...

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 alert staff to any food allergies.

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

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

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

Science Camp: Floating Objects

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend. Join us during this special week of science! In today's program we will be learning about air pressure and how to make objects float in the air!  Please note that each day requires separate registration.&...

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.

Science Camp Jr: Water

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique science experiments-including rainbow eruptions and making your own ice cream! Please note that each day requires separate re...

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 could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

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

World Ocean Day

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Family program.  Summer vacation starts!  Stop by for water play on the lawn in celebration of World Ocean Day weather permitting.  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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needle Crafter's Club

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Event Details:
Bring your knitting and crochet projects and join us while we work on our projects. Other handwork is welcomed. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Science Camp: Balloon Rocket Car

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend. Join us during this special week of science! In today's program we will learn about Newton's Third Law of Motion and make our own balloon powered rocket cars.  Please note that each day requires separate ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Second Wednesday Book Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Study Room #4
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Adult Book Club-We meet once month on the second Wednesday in study room 4 from 2-3:30 pm. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Father's Day Craft

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Register to make a surprise Father's Day craft for dad. ...

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 and Dragons Club

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
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! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Science Camp Jr: Shapes

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique science experiments-including rainbow eruptions and making your own ice cream! Please note that each day requires separate re...

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 alert staff to any food allergies.

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

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

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

Science Camp: Magnetic Slime

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend. Join us during this special week of science! In today's program we will learn about magnets as we make out own magnetic slime! Please note that each day requires separate registration.  This program wi...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

CSI Science: Mystery of the Popsicle!

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person science program Mystery of the Popsicle for children ages 6-12 on Thursday, June 9 at 4:30 pm. Children use their science skills to help the librarian to solve the mystery!  Disclaimer: Thi...

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.

Friday Fun: What's in a Name

10:30am - 11:00am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person Friday Fun: What in a Name program for children ages 2-5 + Adult! Explore the origin of the name and create a door hanger. We look forward to seeing you! Disclaimer: This program will take ...

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.

Science Camp Jr: Food

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique science experiments-including rainbow eruptions and making your own ice cream! Please note that each day requires separate re...

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 alert staff to any food allergies.

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

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.