CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

On March 23, 2020 Governor Whitmer issued the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order temporarily closing all non-critical services.

All BCLS branches, the Bookmobile, book drops, and Wirt's drive-up window are closed until further notice. 
Please enjoy any items you have until we reopen. NO FINES OR FEES during closure.


Digital library services are available 24/7 during closure! Visit our Facebook page for updates and info on services.

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Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

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

Movie and Snack: Frozen 2

April 3, 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
Drop in! Watch the movie “Frozen 2” and have a snack. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + participating caregiver.

This is a drop-in session.  ...

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

Family Storytime

April 9, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + participating caregiver.

Spring session begins the week of March 9th.  ...

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 "Children" group.

PoeTrees

April 13, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
For families with children.  Drop in and write an original or favorite poem on a paper leaf to help decorate the trees in our Reading Garden for National Poetry Month! ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

April 15, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + participating caregiver.

This is a drop-in session.  ...

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

Family Storytime

April 16, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + participating caregiver.

Spring session begins the week of March 9th.  ...

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 "Children" group.

Mini-Masters of Library Science

April 20, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Educational, Other
Event Details:
CALLING ALL FUTURE LIBRARIANS!  Celebrate National Library Week by earning your Mini Master of Library Science certificate!  This scavenger-hunt program will help you practice your librarian skills by sorting items, recommending books, chec...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime

April 22, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + participating caregiver.

This is a drop-in session.  ...

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

Poem in Your Pocket Day-Poetry Reading

April 23, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
For families with children. Bring a poem in your pocket (or find one in a book) and celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day with a family poetry reading! ...

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.

Family Storytime

April 23, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + participating caregiver.

Spring session begins the week of March 9th.  ...

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.

Gemini Concert

April 27, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:
A highly interactive musical show for children and families, featuring original songs. ...

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

Miz Rosie: Fairy Tales and Fantasy

April 28, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:
Ages 4 & older are invited to attend. Miz Rosie-The Storyteller incorporates audience participation and involvement in becoming actors during performances of Grimm Fairy Tales, Fairy Tales from around the world and fantasy stories. ...

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

Honey Bee Legend, Lore, and More

April 30, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Children, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Enjoy legends and folklore surrounding honey bees, presented by Thornapple Woodlands. For children Ages 0-12 and their family.  ...

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

Free Comic Book Day

All Day
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books on Free Comic Book Day!  Absolutely free comic book to anyone who comes into the library (while supplies last)!      ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Escape Room

May 2, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Our program room transforms into an escape room!  Sign up for a 30 minute session and put your problem-solving skills to the test!  For families with children ages 7-12. ...

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.

Family Escape Room

May 2, 2020
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Our program room transforms into an escape room!  Sign up for a 30 minute session and put your problem-solving skills to the test!  For families with children ages 7-12. ...

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.

Family Escape Room

May 2, 2020
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Our program room transforms into an escape room!  Sign up for a 30 minute session and put your problem-solving skills to the test!  For families with children ages 7-12. ...

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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Make a Mural: Fairy Tale Castles

May 5, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
All ages are invited to attend. Help us create a fairy tale kingdom to decorate the children's room this summer! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.