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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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Virtual Tour of a Tractor

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational
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Seats Remaining: 50
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Join us on the farm to tour a tractor. Learn the difference between old and new tractors. This is a virtual program live on Zoom. Be ready to ask questions! ...
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This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

A is for Art: Chalk Painting

10:30am - 11:00am
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
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Seats Remaining: 25
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Combine sidewalk chalk and water to make this vibrant paint and then create colorful paintings! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you pre...

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This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytelling in the Round

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
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Seats Remaining: 20
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Challenge your imagination by taking turns to create round-robin stories! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We request an adult supervise all children participating in case they require assistance with the technology. ...

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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: 100
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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 performances on t...

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

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 6/21 - 6/26
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
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Seats Remaining: 30
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                                                         June's theme is Graphic Novels! 6th - 8th ...

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Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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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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Seats Remaining: 20
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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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Please register each person individually, including adults.

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational
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Seats Remaining: 50
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Join us for a virtual tour of the Michigan Sugar Street Sweeper live via Zoom. Ask the operator any questions you have.  ...

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens: Online

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
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Seats Remaining: 8
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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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