CURBSIDE ONLY NOVEMBER 18-DECEMBER 9

BCLS is moving to CURBSIDE ONLY service beginning Wednesday, November 18 through Wednesday, December 9, 2020. The Bookmobile will continue to operate during this time, with items passed through the window. At Wirt, you are welcome to use either curbside or the pick-up window located on the east side of the building (Madison Ave). If you have any questions, please contact your branch.

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Just Added: New Books for Families Who Homeschool

 To further support local families who have chosen to homeschool their children, BCLS has been updating and expanding our Parent/Teacher Collections. Click on a book's title on our list below to read more about it or place the book on hold:  Big Science for Little People: 52 Activi...

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9 Streaming Shows Based on Books

Book adaptations have always been a great point of discussion. Whether you can’t believe how they changed the story or aged up the character or completely dropped a subplot--it is still a treat to see some of our favorite reads on the screen. And while movie adaptations can be events, this last year...

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Learning at Home with BCLS!

Whether you are homeschooling or learning remotely, Bay County Library System has plenty of resources to support your student and family! Our Children’s Department staff has compiled some of our favorite resources to supplement your child’s learning needs.  Special Collections (Available for...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes

All Day
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
                                                         December's theme is Historical Fiction! 6t...

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

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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Do you enjoy hands-on activities?  Are you interested in helping others?  Join us in an upcoming online workshop where you can do both!  The Center for Excellence in STEM Education is hosting this Build a Better Book:  3D Giving D...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Join on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for adults. All supplies will be provided to registered people. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies...

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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.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens: Online

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
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! We will be playing virtually using a combination of tools. Links and how-to videos to come ...

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
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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.
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Reindeer At Your Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Parking Lot
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Due to COVID concerns, the reindeer programs are cancelled at the library this year. We hope to have them back in 2021.  ...

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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.

Reindeer At Your Library

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Parking Lot
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Due to COVID concerns, the reindeer programs are cancelled at the library this year. We hope to have them back in 2021.  ...

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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
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 topics...

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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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only craft  and create your own work of art using the art of paint pouring.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants i...

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.

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