CURBSIDE ONLY NOVEMBER 18-DECEMBER 9

BCLS is moving to CURBSIDE ONLY service beginning Wednesday, November 18 through Wednesday, December 9, 2020. The Bookmobile will continue to operate during this time, with items passed through the window. At Wirt, you are welcome to use either curbside or the pick-up window located on the east side of the building (Madison Ave). If you have any questions, please contact your branch.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes

All Day
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
                                                         December's theme is Historical Fiction! 6t...

Disclaimer(s)

Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Do you enjoy hands-on activities?  Are you interested in helping others?  Join us in an upcoming online workshop where you can do both!  The Center for Excellence in STEM Education is hosting this Build a Better Book:  3D Giving D...

Disclaimer(s)

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: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Join on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for adults. All supplies will be provided to registered people. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies...

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 "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: 6
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. Links and how-to videos to come ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reindeer At Your Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Parking Lot
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Due to COVID concerns, the reindeer programs are cancelled at the library this year. We hope to have them back in 2021.  ...

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 "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reindeer At Your Library

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Parking Lot
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Due to COVID concerns, the reindeer programs are cancelled at the library this year. We hope to have them back in 2021.  ...

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: Music
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 topics...

Disclaimer(s)

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only craft  and create your own work of art using the art of paint pouring.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants i...

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.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
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...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reindeer At Your Library

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Due to COVID concerns, the reindeer programs are cancelled at the library this year. We hope to have them back in 2021.  ...

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 "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reindeer At Your Library

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Lawn
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Due to COVID concerns, the reindeer programs are cancelled at the library this year. We hope to have them back in 2021.  ...

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

Virtual Program: Color Scavenger Hunt

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Children and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Dena and Miss Denise to sing some songs and search for colors 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: 3
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 "Children" group.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Read to a certified therapy dog in a one on one 10-minute Zoom session. After you register for the program, you will  be called to schedule the time of your session.  We request an adult supervise all children participating in the Tail W...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

5 Senses Zoom Scavenger Hunt

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Use your 5 senses to find items requested by Miss Dani.  Our librarians will keep score and you will earn prizes to be picked up at your branch after the program. We request an adult supervise all children participating in the program in ca...

BCLS Closed

All Day 12/24 - 12/26
Some Branches
Branches:
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Off Site
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closed Dec 24 - 26, 2020.   ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Stuffed Animal Sleepover

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us for a pajama party on Zoom! Borrow one of our library puppets for a sleepover at home with your own stuffed animals and take pictures to show us all the fun they have. Pick up a bag with a library puppet, props and supplies to stage y...

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: 10
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.

BCLS Closed

5:00pm - 8:00pm
All Branches
Branches:
Virtual, Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Off Site
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closing at 5 p.m. for the New Year holiday. ...

BCLS Closed

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Off Site
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closed Jan 1, 2021 for the New Year holiday. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for a Choose Your Own 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 the The Abominable Snowman by R.A. Montgomery - a classic Choose Yo...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes

All Day
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
                                                         January's theme is Fantasy! 6th-12th grade...

Disclaimer(s)

Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Winter Wreath

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for adults. All supplies will be provided to registered people. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Supplies...

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 "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Craft: Modge Podge

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program.  All supplies are provided.  P...

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

Virtual Program: Junk Box Challenge

4:30pm - 5:15pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Have fun creating a masterpiece with materials from our junk box!  Build on your own before the program, then share your creation with everyone on Zoom! Your box of materials may be picked up at any BCLS branch. Please indicate which bra...

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 "Children" group.

Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for a Choose Your Own Adventure! We'll blend fun activities with Zoom voting to choose the story together, and hopefully survive the adventure. This week, we'll keep reading the The Abominable Snowman by R.A. Montgomery - a classic Choose ...

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 Disney Trivia

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for a virtual family trivia night!  Answer Disney-themed questions and compete for a prize.   Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We request an adult supervise all children participating in ...

Disclaimer(s)

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