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This event is in the "Tweens" group.

You Choose Book Club

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Join us for an adventure where you choose how the story ends! We'll blend fun activities with Zoom voting to choose the story together, and hopefully survive the adventure. This week, we'll continue with our space theme and make a space scene comp...

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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.

Friday Fun: Gingerbread

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult Celebrate gingerbread with stories, songs and craft. This is a Zoom event led by a librarian.  ...

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.

Teen LitLoot Boxes: Grades 9-12

All Day 12/6 - 12/11
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
    Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.                                            &nb...

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.

Preschool Book Club

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult Join us live on Zoom to read, sing, talk, and play! Each family will receive a free book to keep for each week. Registration is required to receive Zoom link and information. ...

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.

Sock Snowman

5:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Get ready for winter as we build our own snowy friends! Children ages 5 -12 are invited to attend. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch y...

Disclaimer(s)

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
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Bad Art Night

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Create a disaster-piece as we paint or design with wild abandon! There are no rules when it comes to bad art, just endless fun and a tacky trophy for the worst piece of art. Children ages 8-12 are invited to attend. Registration is require...

Disclaimer(s)

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join some of our Children's Librarians on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for children ages 5-12.  All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to ...

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 "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to re...

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

Young Scientists: Snow Fun

11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult Fun scientific exploration through craft guided by a librarian on Zoom. Supplies will be provided and ready for pick up two weeks before the program. We request an adult supervise all children participating in the sessi...

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 12/13 - 12/18
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
    Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.                                           &nbs...

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
This will be a virtual event.  Registration required by calling the reference department.  You will be given the link after providing email. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Book Club

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult Join us live on Zoom to read, sing, talk, and play! Each family will receive a free book to keep for each week. Registration is required to receive Zoom link and information. ...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to re...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

You Choose Book Club

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us for an adventure where you choose how the story ends! We'll blend fun activities with Zoom voting to choose the story together, and hopefully survive the adventure. This month, we'll be visiting Mount Everest and seeing if we can make it t...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Snowman Sticker Mosaic Craft

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom to make a snowman sticker mosaic and other winter crafts!   Supplies may be picked up at any BCLS branch. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies will be...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Pups & Pages

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Children ages 4-12 read to a therapy dog or dog in training in a one-on-one Zoom session. You will be called to schedule your session the week of the program.   We request an adult supervise all children participating in the session...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 92
Event Details:
The Evening Sessions Join us on Zoom for this virtual program! 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 t...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

A is for Art: Paper Snow Globe

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Practice fine motor skills using pom-poms and clothespins to make this fun winter craft! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
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.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  ...

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.

Winter Bingo

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Make some hot cocoa and join us for winter-themed bingo! Supplies will be available at each branch for families to pick up no more than 2 weeks before the program. Please allow 2 business days for supplies to reach your branch after you regis...

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.

Preschool Book Club

10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult Join us live on Zoom to read, sing, talk, and play! Each family will receive a free book to keep for each week. Registration is required to receive Zoom link and information. ...

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.

BCLS Closed

All Day 12/23 - 12/26
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 Dec 23-26, 2021.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

You Choose Book Club

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for an adventure where you choose how the story ends! We'll blend fun activities with Zoom voting to choose the story together, and hopefully survive the adventure. This week, we'll continue our journey up Mount Everest and make our own mo...

Disclaimer(s)

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