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Join us in Reading and Discussing All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kieley with the Justice Read Logo and the Cover of the Book

Justice Read Pick- Bay County 2021

We’re excited to share that Bay County has selected All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely as its 2021 Community Justice Read! This novel tells the story of two teenage boys—one black, one white—and their experiences with a violent act that leaves their school, their comm...

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Spring Storytime is here!

One of the joys of being a children's librarian is hearing all of the wonderful stories that children and caregivers have about storytimes. I love it when children sing me their favorite storytime song, or recall a game that we played together, or recount a specific book that we'd read together. Sto...

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Ask an Attorney

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Ask an Attorney Have legal questions**?  Join a panel of Bay County, Michigan attorneys on ZOOM to get answers! **Please note that laws vary by state and locality. This panel of attorneys will present answers regarding laws applicable in...

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Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Stories, music, movement and rhymes that develop early literacy skills and encourage everyone in the family to share their love of reading. Ages 6 & under + participating caregiver.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed to you after registering. ...

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Book Box for Adults

All Day 4/26 - 5/1
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                                   April's theme is Suspense! Adults are invited to try the Bay County Library System's new subscription box, Book Box for Ad...

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Meet the Musical Instruments

6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Learn all about musical instruments, Then make your own out of recycled materials in this interactive presentation!   Supplies will be ready to be picked up 2 weeks before the program and may be picked up inside the library or via our cu...

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You Choose Book Club

4:30pm - 5:00pm
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Join us for a You Choose Adventure! We'll blend fun activities with Zoom voting to choose the story together, and hopefully survive the adventure. This week, we'll be reading You Choose: Jack and the Beanstalk by Blake Hoena and trying our hand at...

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Read What You Want Book Club

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Part book club, part social hour. Readers bring whatever book they read the past month to share with the group.   Everyone is welcome, but you will need to provide an email in order to get the Zoom invite.  If you've never used Zoom b...
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Community Justice Read Discussion

7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
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REGISTER HERE FOR A DISCUSSION SESSION (dates listed below): http://www.justicelibrary.org/communityread2021baycity Join us in reading and discussing All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. In this Coretta Scott King Honor Awar...
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Early Bird Reader Bags

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Enjoy a fun surprise for beginning readers! Each Early Bird Reader Bag contains a book to keep, a parent letter with activity suggestions, and a craft. Every month will have a different kid-friendly theme. May's theme will be friends and family. ...

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