Closed Memorial Weekend

All BCLS Branches will be closed Saturday-Monday, May 28-30. 

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Children" 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
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Join us at the Sage Branch Library for to make a gift, card, and gift bag for the special guy in your life! The program is for ages 12 and under to create that special gift and we will start at 4:30 pm for a 30-minute session. Registration is require...

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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.

Gift for a Guy

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us at the Sage Branch Library for to make a gift, card, and gift bag for the special guy in your life! The program is for ages 12 and under to create that special gift and we will start at 5:00 pm for a 30-minute session. Registration is require...

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.

Gift for a Guy

5:30pm - 6:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us at the Sage Branch Library for to make a gift, card, and gift bag for the special guy in your life! The program is for ages 12 and under to create a special gift and we will start at 5:30 pm for a 30-minute session. Registration is required. ...

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.

Young Scientist: Light and Shadow

10:30am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person STEAM program for children ages 2-5 with the adult as the assistant! Guided by your librarian have the opportunity to engage, interact, ask questions, play, and craft during the hour of science fun with...

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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

In-Person LENA Start Meetings

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers of children ages 0-36 months. This 10-week program uses LENA technology to increase interactive talk, which leads to healthy brain development in children. Each participant will receive a bag of supplies, including a LEN...

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.

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.

Science Camp Jr: Colors

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique science experiments-including rainbow eruptions and making your own ice cream! Please note that each day requires separate re...

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.

Science Camp Jr: Water

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique science experiments-including rainbow eruptions and making your own ice cream! Please note that each day requires separate re...

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.

Science Camp Jr: Shapes

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique science experiments-including rainbow eruptions and making your own ice cream! Please note that each day requires separate re...

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.

Friday Fun: What's in a Name

10:30am - 11:00am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person Friday Fun: What in a Name program for children ages 2-5 + Adult! Explore the origin of the name and create a door hanger. We look forward to seeing you! Disclaimer: This program will take ...

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

Science Camp Jr: Food

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique science experiments-including rainbow eruptions and making your own ice cream! Please note that each day requires separate re...

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.

In-Person LENA Start Meetings

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers of children ages 0-36 months. This 10-week program uses LENA technology to increase interactive talk, which leads to healthy brain development in children. Each participant will receive a bag of supplies, including a LEN...

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.

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 "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.
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
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 "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.

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

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: 66
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

In-Person LENA Start Meetings

11:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
LENA Week 10 - Graduation Day for currently registered LENA families. ...

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.

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

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

Baby Storytime - Wirt

11:15am - 11:45am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Alice & Jack Wirt 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 registration. MASKS AR...

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

2-5 Year Old Storytime - Sage

10:00am - 10:45am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Sage 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 registration. MASKS ARE HIGHLY E...

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.