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

Knitting Solutions with Jan

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Melted Crayon Pendants

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pour Painting on Canvas

April 8, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Come make a beautiful painted canvas using the pour painting technique. ...

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 "Adults" group.

Book Club

April 13, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Registration required by calling the reference department. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Watch: Watch What You Read!

April 13, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Other
Event Details:
 Each month we'll read a book that has been made into a movie.  On the 2nd Monday of every month in Wirt's community room we'll enjoy popcorn and watch the movie, followed by a short 'book vs. movie' discussion! Book selections will be a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

April 14, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" 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 Math Tutoring

April 14, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Reference Area (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Everyone, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Other, STEAM
Event Details:
SVSU HAS CANCELED SESSION DATES THROUGH APRIL. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.   All are welcome to drop in for free math tutoring provided by Saginaw Valley State University on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.* *Some dates ma...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community Yoga with Heather Emmons

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other, Workshop
Event Details:
No yoga experience necessary.  Bring a yoga mat, towel, and water and prepare for a relaxing journey.  Heather Emmons is a 200 hour RYT from Bay City, MI. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needle Crafters Club

April 15, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
An entertaining evening joining other knitters, crocheters and hand crafters working on their own individual projects.  A lot of sharing of projects, patterns and knowledge.  If you would like to try knitting or crocheting our ladies who re...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Evening Sessions: Great Lakes Beach Rocks - Basic Identification

April 15, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Event Details:
The Evening Sessions The Evening Sessions at Wirt is a monthly adult program series featuring a fun and engaging mix of presentations, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, author visits, and performances on topics covering the arts, culture, ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Solutions

April 16, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Event Details:
Casual Q & A with BCLS Technology Supervisor, Walt Peglow. Bring your own device. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crochet Club

April 16, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Study Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Crochet. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spring Craft

April 16, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join us and make a beautiful spring centerpiece featuring a bird's nest.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

April 21, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Apothecary Jar

April 21, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club

April 23, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Pick up your copy of the book at the Public Service Desk at the time of registration. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Painterly Pottery: Spring Flower Dishes

April 23, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Painterly Pottery will provide all the supplies for this spring themed ceramics workshop. Items will be fired in the store's kiln and returned to the library for pick-up at a later date. ...

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.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

April 28, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club

April 28, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join us to discuss a book to be determined. ...
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

May 5, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kraslice: Czech Egg Painting Workshop

May 6, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Join Sandy Schwan, accomplished Kraslice artist and Chief Curator of the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History, to learn the art of Czech egg painting.  This is a hands on program where each participant will create an egg. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needle Crafters Club

May 6, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
An entertaining evening joining other knitters, crocheters and hand crafters working on their own individual projects.  A lot of sharing of projects, patterns and knowledge.  If you would like to try knitting or crocheting our ladies who re...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crochet Club

May 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Crochet. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club

May 11, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Registration required by calling the reference department. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Watch: Watch What You Read!

May 11, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Other
Event Details:
Each month we'll read a book that has been made into a movie.  On the 2nd Monday of every month in Wirt's community room we'll enjoy popcorn and watch the movie, followed by a short 'book vs. movie' discussion! Book selections will be availab...