CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

On March 23, 2020 Governor Whitmer issued the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order temporarily closing all non-critical services.

All BCLS branches, the Bookmobile, book drops, and Wirt's drive-up window are closed until further notice. 
Please enjoy any items you have until we reopen. NO FINES OR FEES during closure.


Digital library services are available 24/7 during closure! Visit our Facebook page for updates and info on services.

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Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

April 7, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Melted Crayon Pendants

April 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
    ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Club

April 9, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
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)

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.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

April 14, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" 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.

Free Math Tutoring

April 14, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Reference Area (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Everyone, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Other, STEAM
Event Details:
SVSU HAS CANCELED SESSION DATES THROUGH APRIL. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.   All are welcome to drop in for free math tutoring provided by Saginaw Valley State University on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.* *Some dates ma...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community Yoga with Heather Emmons

April 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other, Workshop
Event Details:
No yoga experience necessary.  Bring a yoga mat, towel, and water and prepare for a relaxing journey.  Heather Emmons is a 200 hour RYT from Bay City, MI. ...

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.

Crochet Club

April 16, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Study Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Crochet. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spring Craft

April 16, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join us and make a beautiful spring centerpiece featuring a bird's nest.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

April 21, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Apothecary Jar

April 21, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
    ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Painterly Pottery

April 23, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Painterly Pottery will provide all the supplies for this spring themed ceramics workshop. Items will be fired in the store's kiln and returned to the library for pick-up at a later date. ...

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.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

April 28, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" 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.

Free Comic Book Day

All Day
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books on Free Comic Book Day!  Absolutely free comic book to anyone who comes into the library (while supplies last)!      ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

May 5, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

String Art Craft

May 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Teen string art craft, all supplies provided. ...

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.

Crochet Club

May 7, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Crochet. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

May 12, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community Yoga with Heather Emmons

May 12, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
No yoga experience necessary.  Bring a yoga mat, towel, and water and prepare for a relaxing journey.  Heather Emmons is a 200 hour RYT from Bay City, MI. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Club

May 14, 2020
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: 8
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)

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.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

May 19, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Merry Music of the Renaissance!

May 28, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Merry Music of the Renaissance!  Performed by Northern Renaissance  Northern Renaissance, an early music ensemble, is pleased to present “Merry Music of the Renaissance.”  Recorders, gambas, percussion, guitar, and Irish flute will ...

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.

Crochet Club

June 4, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Crochet. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Club

June 11, 2020
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: 8
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)

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sharpie Mug Craft

June 16, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Sharpie marker mug craft, all supplies provided. ...

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.

Henna Program

June 18, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
A henna applicator, a variety of traditional and contemporary designs and personalized instruction is provided.  Anshu also includes a talk about the traditional and cultural origins of henna.  Anshu uses all natural ingredients to create h...

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.

Tye Dye Craft

June 23, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Use the art of tye dye to decorate your own pillowcase; all supplies provided. ...

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.

Watercolor Painting

June 25, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
This new program will focus on techniques including washes, wet into wet painting, wet on dry painting, layering color and textural effects.  Presented by Painterly Pottery. ...

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.