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

Get Outdoors

10:30am - 11:30am
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:
Healthy, active outdoor fun for the family!  Visit the library to discover outdoor play and check out one of our new GET OUTDOORS backpacks.  No registration required.    ...

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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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

LEGO Sea Creatures Brick Build

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
Family program.  LEGO brick build in our Children's Department Program room.  Use our bricks to construct a Sea Creature or your own design. Registration is required. This program will take place IN-PERSON at Wirt Library. Should heal...

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

Meet Up and Eat Up - Sage

11:30am - 12:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 125
Event Details:
Free lunches for children ages 0-18 will be available at Sage Library on Mondays this summer, in partnership with Bay City Public Schools. Each Monday from June 13-August 11 from 11:30-12pm, lunches will be provided outside of the library in Pershing...

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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.

Summer of S.T.E.A.M.

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Family program.  Join our "on-the go" community of curiosity each Tuesday throughout the summer, no registration required.  Investigative and hands-on fun activities that will spark your interest in science, technology, engineering, art and...

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

Meet Up and Eat Up - Wirt

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 125
Event Details:
Free lunches for children ages 0-18 will be available at Wirt Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer, in partnership with Bay City Public Schools. Each Thursday from June 14-August 5 from 12-12:30, lunches will be provided on the library's fro...

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.
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Kick Off Lawn Party

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Join us at Pershing Park next to Sage Library on Wednesday, June 15 from 4:30-6:00 pm to Celebrate Summer Reading Program at our kickoff party enjoy lawn games and crafts.. Don't miss the chance to dunk a mystery mermaid! Drop in! We look forward to ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Movie Series: Encanto

10:30am - 12:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
Enjoy a snack and a movie! This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified of any format change via the contact info you provide at ...

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.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
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Meet Up and Eat Up - Wirt

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 125
Event Details:
Free lunches for children ages 0-18 will be available at Wirt Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer, in partnership with Bay City Public Schools. Each Thursday from June 14-August 5 from 12-12:30, lunches will be provided on the library's fro...

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.

The Music Lady

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Music, Performance
Event Details:
Join Beverly, the Music Lady, to discover an ocean of musical possibilities! Join in to share new songs and sounds from the deep blue sea. The Music Lady will share fun facts, intriguing stories, and create new songs… or help you rediscover old songs...

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.

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.
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Wirt Library Summer Reading Kick Off!

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Join us on Thursday, June 16 from 1:30 - 3:00 pm, as we splash into our Summer Reading Program for 2022 - Oceans of Possibilities! Get signed up for the Summer Reading Program in Beanstack and enjoy the festivities at our Kick Off Party on the lawn a...

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.

ARK Animal Encounters

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Get ready for A.RK. Animal Encounters a live animal program in a show & tell & touch style, blending education and entertainment at the Sage Library! Registration is required. If you need assistance in the registration process please call 989...

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.

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.

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.

ARK Animal Encounters

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Get ready for A.RK. Animal Encounters a live animal program in a show & tell & touch style, blending education and entertainment at the Sage Library! Registration is required. If you need assistance in the registration process please call 989...

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.

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.

Stories & Songs in the Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Details:
It's back! Stories and Songs in the Park at Sage Library! Stop by Pershing Park (next to Sage Library) for some literacy fun weather permitting. Registration is Required. If you need assistance in the registration process please call 9...

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

Meet Up and Eat Up - Sage

11:30am - 12:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 125
Event Details:
Free lunches for children ages 0-18 will be available at Sage Library on Mondays this summer, in partnership with Bay City Public Schools. Each Monday from June 13-August 11 from 11:30-12pm, lunches will be provided outside of the library in Pershing...

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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Summer of S.T.E.A.M.

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:
Family program.  Join our "on-the go" community of curiosity each Tuesday throughout the summer, no registration required.  Investigative and hands-on fun activities that will spark your interest in science, technology, engineering, art and...

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

Meet Up and Eat Up - Wirt

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 125
Event Details:
Free lunches for children ages 0-18 will be available at Wirt Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer, in partnership with Bay City Public Schools. Each Thursday from June 14-August 5 from 12-12:30, lunches will be provided on the library's fro...

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.

Alex Thomas & Friends Puppet Show

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Event Details:
Alex Thomas & Friends bring jokes, prizes, stories, silliness, and all-around fun through the art of puppetry. Interactive puppet show allow volunteers and audience members to play along and become a part of the act! Please register each perso...

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

Sidewalk Chalk Art

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Parking Lot
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
The 2022 Summer Reading Program is here! Help us decorate our sidewalk with colorful ocean friends. ...

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.

ARK Animal Encounters

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:
A.R.K. Animals Encounters provides educational, hands-on animal encounters along with presentations.  The program will consist of 5-6 animals. ...
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.

Meet Up and Eat Up - Wirt

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 125
Event Details:
Free lunches for children ages 0-18 will be available at Wirt Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer, in partnership with Bay City Public Schools. Each Thursday from June 14-August 5 from 12-12:30, lunches will be provided on the library's fro...

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.

Howell Nature Center: Creatures of the Night

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational, Performance
Event Details:
Since 1982, the Howell Nature Center has been actively involved in rehabilitating sick and injured wildlife. Wildlife educators will share the tales of creatures who come out at night! Meet owls and mammals and learn about their adaptations for livin...

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

Summer Family Movie-FINDING DORY

10:30am - 12:15pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Details:
Join us for the movie FINDING DORY on the big screen in the community room and enjoy a snack.  Registration is required. This program will take place IN-PERSON at Wirt Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may swi...

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.

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.

Stories & Songs in the Park

11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Details:
It's back! Stories and Songs in the Park at Sage Library! Stop by Pershing Park (next to Sage Library) for some literacy fun weather permitting. Registration is Required. If you need assistance in the registration process please call 9...

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.