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Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

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. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 4/19 - 4/24
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
                                                         April's theme is Novels in Verse! 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 "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sports Family Trivia

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Calling all sports fans!  Join us on Zoom for a virtual family trivia night.  Answer questions and compete for a prize. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We request an adult supervise all children partici...

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

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

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Craft: Paper Succulent

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

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

Baby Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

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

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
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 t...

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Virtual Tour of a Recycling Truck!

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:
Tour a Bay City Recycling truck via Zoom and ask questions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ask an Attorney

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
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...

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.

Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

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. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Adults" group.

Book Box for Adults

All Day 4/26 - 5/1
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
                                   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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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.

Meet the Musical Instruments

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
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...

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.

You Choose Book Club

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
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...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Board Meeting

5:30am - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Purpose of Meeting
Public Board Meeting ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Read What You Want Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community Justice Read Discussion

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
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...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Early Bird Reader Bags

All Day
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 88
Event Details:
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. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes: Grades 9-12

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

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Mother's Day Virtual Craft

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
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...

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
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 p...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:
Tour a 2008 Mine-Resistant Ambush- Protected (or MRAP) truck via Zoom and ask questions. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Preschool Dance Party

11:15am - 11:45am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
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...

Disclaimer(s)

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