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

Science Camp: Floating Objects

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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend. Join us during this special week of science! In today's program we will be learning about air pressure and how to make objects float in the air!  Please note that each day requires separate registration.&...

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.

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

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

Science Camp: Balloon Rocket Car

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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend. Join us during this special week of science! In today's program we will learn about Newton's Third Law of Motion and make our own balloon powered rocket cars.  Please note that each day requires separate ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Father's Day Craft

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Register to make a surprise Father's Day craft for dad. ...

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

Science Camp: Magnetic Slime

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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend. Join us during this special week of science! In today's program we will learn about magnets as we make out own magnetic slime! Please note that each day requires separate registration.  This program wi...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

CSI Science: Mystery of the Popsicle!

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Branch Library for an in-person science program Mystery of the Popsicle for children ages 6-12 on Thursday, June 9 at 4:30 pm. Children use their science skills to help the librarian to solve the mystery!  Disclaimer: Thi...

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.

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 "Children" group.

Father's Day Craft

11:00am - 11:45am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 5-9.  Create a special gift for your favorite caregiver. Registration is required. This program will take place IN-PERSON at Wirt Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified o...

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.

Science Camp: Marble Roller Coaster

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, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend. Join us during this special week of science! In today's program we will learn about energy and motion as we build our own marble roller coaster! Please note that each day requires separate registration.  ...

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.

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.    ...

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.

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...

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.
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 "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.