Closed Memorial Weekend

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

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BCLS Closed

All Day 5/28 - 5/30
All Branches
Branches:
Virtual, Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Off Site
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closed May 28 - May 30, 2022. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
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...

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

5:00pm - 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 "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons Club

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Use your wit, skill, and some lucky rolls of the dice to create characters, fight bad guys, and maybe even save the world. No experience necessary! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

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 "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 "Adults" group.

Sage Book Club- The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Sage Book Club- Everyone Welcome The Zookeeper's Wife When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw—and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into...
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.

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 "Children" group.

Action BINGO

11:00am - 11:45am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us at Sage Library on Friday, June 17 at 11 am for Action BINGO fun! We look forward to seeing you! Registration is required. Disclaimer: This program will take place IN-PERSON at Sage Branch Library. Should health regulations change,...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Let’s Move in the Park: Zumba

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
We are having intro exercise classes on the lawn outside Sage all summer long! Join instructor Claudia Marsh for Zumba on the front lawn--no experience necessary! Registration is required and a waiver filled out on site must be completed to par...

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.

Graphic Novel Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Do you like graphic novels? Are you looking for a group to talk about some great reads? Join our Graphic Novel Book Club where we read and discuss a new title each month at Sage Library. We'll talk about everything from the stories to the graphic nov...

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 "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 "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 "Teens" group.

Teen Craft: Art ReWorks

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Unleash your creativity! We will begin with a thrifted piece of art, and then add our own pizzazz to make them truly one-of-a-kind creations. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

I ♡ YA: Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Do you enjoy reading YA books, but you may be more A than Y?  Join us each month at different, fun Bay City locations to read some titles from our teen section. Open to readers ages 16-adult. Register to save your seat. Copies of the book are...

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.

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.

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

Baby Storytime - Sage

11:00am - 11:30am
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
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 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.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Participants will receive a free Copy of Mighty Tug and participate in STEAM activities by making an Air Powered Boat. So fun the kids won't even know they are preventing "summer slide". Register for sessions individually. If you need assistance in t...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dancing Crane: Dream Catcher Making Class

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join the instructors from Dancing Crane as they lead us in making dream catchers. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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