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Reindeer @ Your Library: Auburn

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
See live reindeer outside and join us inside for crafts! Family fun for all ages! No registration required. Camera use is encouraged!  ...
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.
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This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Reindeer @ Your Library: Pinconning

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
See live reindeer outside and join us inside for crafts! Family fun for all ages! No registration required. Camera use is encouraged!  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Pups & Pages - Auburn

11:00am - 12:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Read to a therapy dog or dog in training in a one-on-one session. You will be called to schedule your session the week of the program. Children ages 4-12 are invited to attend.  This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch...

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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.

Gingerbread House Decorating

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Create an edible house using graham crackers & candy! Children ages 0-12 are invited to attend.  This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom....

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

Gingerbread House Decorating

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Create an edible house using graham crackers & candy! Children ages 0-12 are invited to attend.  This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom....

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 "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.

Reindeer @ Your Library: Wirt

5:00pm - 7:00pm
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:
See live reindeer outside and join us inside for crafts in the Children's Department! Family fun for all ages! No registration required. Camera use is encouraged!  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Cinnamon Ornaments

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Decorate and take home amazing cinnamon ornaments-no cooking required! Children ages 6-12 are invited to attend.  This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may sw...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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: 2
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. The dogs love to be read...

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 12/19 - 12/23
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. **Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.             &nb...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Book and a Movie: Descendants (G)

12:30pm - 3:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Winter break is here! Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person program of Book and a Movie! Receive a free graphic novel book of the Descendants when you sign up for the program and then watch the movie while you craft! For children ages 9-12 ...

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

Painterly Pottery

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
An experienced studio artist from Painterly Pottery will lead the program and bring a wide variety of glazes to decorate ceramic ornaments. Pottery will go back to the studio for firing and can be picked up at Auburn library when ready. Children...

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

Painterly Pottery

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
An experienced studio artist from Painterly Pottery will lead the program and bring a wide variety of glazes to decorate ceramic ornaments. Pottery will go back to the studio for firing and can be picked up at Auburn library when ready. Children...

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

Dig It

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Bring out your inner scientist with this interactive fossil dig brought to us by our friends from the Midland Center for the Arts.  Read along with a story as you learn about different types of fossils and how they form while understanding the w...

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.

JR. Paleontologist

2:15pm - 3:15pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Feel like a real paleontologist while you excavate fossils with our friends from the Midland Center for the Arts!  Enjoy story time as we learn about the different types of fossils. ...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
January's theme is Let it Snow! 4th and 5th graders are invited to try the Bay County Library System's subscription box, B.A.M! (Books and More). This special collection/program is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. Each ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Team Jigsaw Puzzle Challenge

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Adults, Teens and Tweens are invited to attend. Create a team of friends or family to see who can complete a 500 piece puzzle first! Prize awarded to the winning team. Unplug and play at the library! Registration is required. Please register team ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 1/17 - 1/21
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. **Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.             ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

After Hours Movie: Encanto (PG)

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us at the Sage Branch Library for this Tween-only after hours interactive movie showing of Encanto. Plus pizza and a craft. We look forward to seeing you! Permission slip must be filled out by parent /or guardian.  Disclaimer: This pr...

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

Pups & Pages - Auburn

11:00am - 12:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Read to a therapy dog or dog in training in a one-on-one session. You will be called to schedule your session the week of the program. Children ages 4-12 are invited to attend.  This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch...

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: 8
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. The dogs love to be read...

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

Urban Explorers Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Ages 9-12.  We are heading out to explore our city!  This month we will meet at the library and then walk downtown to the Historical Museum of Bay County for our own after hours tour..  Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the w...

Disclaimer(s)

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 2/20 - 2/25
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. **Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.            &...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 3/20 - 3/25
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. **Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.             ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
April's theme is Book to Screen! 4th and 5th graders are invited to try the Bay County Library System's subscription box, B.A.M! (Books and More). This special collection/program is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. Each...

Disclaimer(s)

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.