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Smokey Bear Reading Challenge @ WIRT Library-Children's

All Day 5/1 - 5/31
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Adventure Begins @ Your Library (Wirt)

Help Smokey celebrate his 80th birthday this year by learning how to prevent wildfires and help the environment!

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.

Awkward Family Photos

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us at Sage Library for Awkward Family Photo on Thursday, May 30 at 5:00 pm.

For families with children between the ages of 0-12. 

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 "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.

Kick off Lawn Party

4:30pm - 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: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 129
Event Details:

It's time to celebrate! Join us at Sage Branch Library at Pershing Park on Thursday, June 6 @ 4:30 pm as we host our kickoff party to celebrate Summer Reading Program!

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Tween Bad Art Night

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Make something truly horrendous at this freestyle craft event for tweens. Crazy craft and art materials along with a canvas will be provided to make the worst piece of art possible.

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Clay Create

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Come sculpt away with air dry clay!

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 could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

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.

Midland Saxophone Quartet

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 56
Event Details:

Join us for an of afternoon toe-tapping tunes with the Midland Saxophone Quartet on the front lawn!  Bring a chair or blanket to sit on the lawn.  If weather does not cooperate it will be moved indoors to the Kantzler Community Room

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 register each person individually, including adults.

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.

Adventure by Mail

All Day 6/10 - 6/14
Off Site
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Can you escape from the sinking Titanic? Registered patrons ages 8-12 will have an escape room sent to an address of their choice. It will contain 3 artifact challenges to complete in order to survive.

Disclaimer(s)

Bay County Residents Only

This high demand special collection/program is limited exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders only.

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.

Adventure Sand Art

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us at Sage Branch Library for Adventure Sand Art on Tuesday, June 11 at 11 am. Hear a story and make sand art! We look forward to seeing you! 

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

Teen Craft- TBD

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

*Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating. 

*Please indicate grade in the fall when registering.

 

 

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.

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

Magic for Beginners

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Learn beginner magic tricks and tips that will be sure to fool your friends!

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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Make a Pizza Garden

10:00am - 11:00am
Off Site
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Children ages 12 and under + Adult are invited to join us at the Trombley House Historical Museum to Make a Pizza Garden! Hear a story and we will be planting a mini garden of tomatoes, basil and oregano to take home!

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 "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.

Summer Reading Kick off @ WIRT

11:00am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Join us as we celebrate our Summer Reading Program for 2024 - Adventure Begins at Your Library! 

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 event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" 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, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Join us at the Sage Branch Library to make a Gift for a Guy on Thursday, June 13!

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.

Paint Your Own Bird Feeder

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Stop by the Pinconning Branch to paint a bird feeder for your bird friends to enjoy all summer long.

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Movie Maker Club (2nd Floor)

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Second Floor Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Movies, STEAM, Technology Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Join us for a brand-new club for tweens, all about making movies and other video-based media, with equipment provided by the Michigan Learning Channel! 

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.

Pups & Pages @ Wirt

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Join us in-person at Wirt Library and read to a certified therapy dog.  Ages 4-12 read to a certified therapy dog in a one-on-one timed session based upon registration and arrival at the library starting at 2:00 pm.

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

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 6/17 - 6/22
Virtual
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

**Please indicate grade in FALL when registering. 

**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders.

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.

Bay County Residents Only

This high demand special collection/program is limited exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders only.

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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.

Wirt Summer ART Series - Metallic Paper w/Studio 23

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Join us in the Kantzler Room for the first session of our Summer Art Series!

Metallic Paper with Studio 23 is for ages 10-12.  Registration is 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.

Bay County Residents Only

This high demand special collection/program is limited exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders only.

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

Meet Up, Eat Up, and READ Up - Wirt

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Meet Up, Eat Up, and READ Up at your library! Kids and teens ages 0-18 can enjoy a free lunch on the lawn along with a free book! 

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

Squeegee Painting

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

*Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating. 

*Please indicate grade in the fall when registering.

 

 

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.

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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Juneteenth Freedom Celebration with Rae Chesny

12:30pm - 1:15pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:

Children ages 0-12 and their families are invited to join us at the Sage Library for Juneteeth Freedom Celebration with Rae Chesny! Hear stories and make a craft.

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 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.

Alex Thomas and Friends Shadow Puppetry Workshop

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performance, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:

Learn the art of designing, crafting, and manipulating your own shadow puppet! Through experimenting and practice, participants will develop skills to bring their puppets to life and create dynamic and visually stunning shadow performances.

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

Pups & Pages - Sage

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Join us at Sage Library on Wednesday, June 19 for Pups & Pages for ages 4-12! Read to a a certified therapy dog beginning at 5:30 pm.

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

Meet Up, Eat Up, and READ Up - Wirt

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Meet Up, Eat Up, and READ Up at your library! Kids and teens ages 0-18 can enjoy a free lunch on the lawn along with a free book!