BCLS Millage Renewal is on the November 3 Ballot

Learn more here.

Library News

Millage Nov 3, 2020 blog graphic

Library Millage Renewal Information

Our vital services include resources for parents, students, teachers and home schoolers, storytimes for your little ones, computers for online job searching, movies, music and ebooks for downloading, and traditional books to check out. With four buildings throughout the county, a bookmobile, a book ...

Read More
learning at home with BCLS logo

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...

Read More
Future Librarian Training logo

Introducing Future Librarian Training!

In honor of September being Library Card Sign-up Month, we've put together a fun Beanstack challenge to teach kids (Grades K-6) how to use the Library! Earn digital badges as you learn more about our programs and services. To join, visit baycountylibrary.beanstack.org or log into your B...

Read More

Upcoming Events

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

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Pokemon Terrarium Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program.  All supplies are...

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 "Adults" group.

Zoom Happy Hour Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Log in and chat about your recent reads with fellow Bay County readers!    Everyone is welcome, but you will need to provide and email in order to get the Zoom invite.  If you've never used Zoom before please give us a call and w...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Visit the Bay County Library System Children's Facebook page each Thursday in October for a weekly costume-making challenge, then show off your creation on Zoom and Facebook! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We request...

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.

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Program: Shape Scavenger Hunt

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Children and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Dena and Miss Denise to sing some songs and search for shapes around your house!  Caregivers may pick up a bag of colorful paper shapes to hide before the program.   All supplie...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
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...

Disclaimer(s)

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

MeLCat button

Staff Picks

New Arrivals