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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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Early Bird Reader Bags

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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
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Waitlist Seats Remaining: 88
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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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Teen LitLoot Boxes: Grades 9-12

All Day 5/3 - 5/8
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
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Seats Remaining: 16
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                                                         May's theme is Realistic Fiction! 9th-12th...

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Mother's Day Virtual Craft

4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Seats Remaining: 2
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Join us on Zoom to make a gift for your mom (or any other special grown up in your life).   All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you registe...

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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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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 ...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
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Seats Remaining: 95
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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 p...

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
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Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational
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Tour a 2008 Mine-Resistant Ambush- Protected (or MRAP) truck via Zoom and ask questions. ...
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This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Dance Party

11:15am - 11:45am
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other
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Seats Remaining: 22
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Put on your dancing shoes and hop onto Zoom for an active movement and dance program! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We request an adult supervise all children participating in case they require assistance with the t...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
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This is a virtual meeting of the Sage Book Club.  Everyone is welcome, but you will need to provide an email in order to get the Zoom invite.  If you've never used Zoom before, please give us a call and we can walk you through register...
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