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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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Upcoming Events

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: 7
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.   ...

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Geometric Painting Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program.  All supplies ar...

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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 "Children" group.

Young Scientists: Sink or Float

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Predict and discover what items sink or float with hands on scientific exploration, guided by a librarian via Zoom. This may get messy! Wear old clothes and clear a safe space for water exploration. ...

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This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 5/17 - 5/22
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
                                                         May's theme is Realistic Fiction! 6th - 8t...

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Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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.

Virtual Game Night

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for classic family games like Pictionary, Scattergories, and Boggle - with a virtual twist!  You will need a pencil and paper or white board to participate.   Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We ...

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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
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Accordion Book Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program.  All supplies are pr...

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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.

Outsmarting the Scammers

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Outsmarting the Scammers Join us on Zoom for this virtual program with Jon Hollabaugh from Edward Jones Investments for this informational presentation. Incidents of fraud are on the rise, and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex. This...

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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: 20
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 ...

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Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

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