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 "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Drop in to knit and crochet with others.  Expert knitters on site to help those who need assistance.  Supplies not provided, please bring your own project to work on. ...
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 "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Drop in to knit and crochet with others.  Expert knitters on site to help those who need assistance.  Supplies not provided, please bring your own project to work on. ...
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 "Adults" group.

Second Wednesday Book Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Study Room #4
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Adult Book Club-We meet once month on the second Wednesday in study room 4 from 2-3:30 pm. ...
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 "Everyone" group.

Tri-City Wood Carver Demonstration

10:00am - 2:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Drop in to see the Tri City Wood Carvers in action!  Demonstrations will be happening from 10 am- 2pm and questions can be asked of the carvers.  We hope to see you there! ...
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 "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 "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Drop in to knit and crochet with others.  Expert knitters on site to help those who need assistance.  Supplies not provided, please bring your own project to work on. ...
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 "Adults" group.

Evening Sessions: Northern Renaissance: Music of the Renaissance

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Details:
The Evening Sessions The Evening Sessions is a monthly adult program series featuring a fun and engaging mix of presentations, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, author visits, and performances on topics covering the arts, culture, history, scie...

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.

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

Outdoor Yoga 101

10:00am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Join Liz Boyce from Sunflower Healing Studios LLC for Yoga 101 on the front lawn - no experience needed!  Registration is required and a waiver must be completed to participate.  Please bring a mat or towel as they will not be provided.&nbs...

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us in-person at Wirt Library and read to a certified therapy dog.  Ages 5-12 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)

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 "Children" group.

Crafternoon

2:30pm - 3:30pm
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: 16
Event Details:
Spend your afternoon creating a craft at the library with Ms. Denise. 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 notifie...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Drop in to knit and crochet with others.  Expert knitters on site to help those who need assistance.  Supplies not provided, please bring your own project to work on. ...