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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type

Start Time

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

Fossils! with Paleo Joe

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Educational, Performance, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 69
Event Details:
Ever wonder what Michigan was like in prehistoric times? When ice covered our state, or dinosaurs roamed the earth? Fossils are a great way to explore exactly that. Paleo Joe will let you get a close look at the fossils while challenging you to do a ...

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 89
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for this virtual program!  Who says you can't still look good and try new trends! Join us for a virtual HEADWRAP party with headwrapologist Zarinah El-Amin.  Zarinah will take you first on a global photography tour thro...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time with Miss Dani

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want. Pre-recorded storytime posted on Mondays at 9:00 am.  BCLS Children's Youtube Channel ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

The Gemini Family Show

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Music, Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Gemini for a virtual family concert featuring original songs, traditional storytelling, demonstration of a variety of simple instruments, and singing — that’s right, singing! — of classic children’s books to inspire reading. This hi...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 91
Event Details:
Imagine You're King with the Acting Up Theatre Company! Join the Knights of the Brown Table as they quest for the Excalibook! They'll bring fun, fast moving characters, pop culture references, and best of all - audience participation (even ...

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
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Dragon Skull Sculpting class. Supplies can be picked up starting July 8. Make sure to indicate which branch is your preferred pick-up destination. If the day/time ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Teelightful Teesigns

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for this virtual program!  Join the maker movement at your library. Participants will learn how to transform tee shirts into something new in this no sew workshop. Just a few of the options include upcycled dog toys, cap and mask...

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

This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
Join in the fun as magician Joel Tacey teaches simply amazing, yet amazingly simple magic tricks! You will need the following materials:  any 4 coins a deck of playing cards 2 rubber bands a pencil 3 different colored crayons a p...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time with Miss Dani

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want. Pre-recorded storytime posted on Mondays at 9:00 am.  BCLS Children's Youtube Channel ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Cameron Zvara's Comedy Magic Show

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual magic show with Comedy Magician & Entertainer, Cameron Zvara! Cameron's virtual show is filled with mind-blowing magic, comedy, juggling, music, and audience participation. You do not want to miss out! ...

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
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Dragon Skull Sculpting class. Supplies can be picked up starting July 16. Make sure to indicate which branch is your preferred pick-up destination. If the day/time...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time with Miss Dani

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want. Pre-recorded storytime posted on Mondays at 9:00 am.  BCLS Children's Youtube Channel ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Free Book Book Club: Dragon Pearl

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee Follow this link for the book description https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34966859-dragon-pearl Pick up your FREE (Donated by the Gleaner Life Insurance Society of Mid Michigan Arbor #789 so you...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
From the Mixed up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg Follow this link for the book description https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3980.From_the_Mixed_Up_Files_of_Mrs_Basil_E_Frankweiler Pick up your FREE (Don...

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Imagine You're King with the Acting Up Theatre Company! Join the Knights of the Brown Table as they quest for the Excalibook! They'll bring fun, fast moving characters, pop culture references, and best of all - audience participation (even ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/89716.Al_Capone_Does_My_Shirts Pick up your FREE (Donated by the Gleaner Life Insurance So...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16052012-flora-ulysses Pick up your FREE (Donated by the Gleaner Life I...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Who is Stevie Wonder? by Jim Gigliotti Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28687168-who-is-stevie-wonder Pick up your FREE (Donated by the Gleaner Life Insurance Society of Mid M...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Free Book Book Club: Monster Mayhem

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Monster Mayhem by Christopher Eliopoulos Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37487146-monster-mayhem?ac=1&from_search=true&qid=IKJ0nGBeHo&rank=5 Pick up your FREE (Donated...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah Howe, James Howe Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/281235.Bunnicula Pick up your FREE (Donated by the Gleaner Life Insu...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal by Jeff Kinney Follow this link for the book description  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43120234-diary-of-an-awesome-friendly-kid Pick up your FREE (Donated&nb...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time with Miss Dani

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want. Pre-recorded storytime posted on Mondays at 9:00 am.  BCLS Children's Youtube Channel ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Wacky Science with Scheer Genius

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Performance, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The smash hit of 2017 is being brought back! Simple Household items are used to perform outrageous and wacky science feats. Loads of surprises, comedy & goofy sound effects combine in this perfect complement to learning The Scienti...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Dragon Skull Sculpting class. Supplies can be picked up starting July 31. Make sure to indicate which branch is your preferred pick-up destination. If the day/time...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Summer Reading Program Prize Pickup (All Branches)

All Day 8/10 - 8/22
Some Branches
Branches:
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, Auburn Area Branch Library, Pinconning Branch Library, Sage Branch Library, Virtual
Description:
Summer Reading Program Prizes can be picked up during open hours at your local branch beginning Monday, August 10th and running through Saturday, August 22nd. All locations are closed on Sundays during the summer.  PRIZES ARE NOT AVAILABLE AF...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Story Time with Miss Dani

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want. Pre-recorded storytime posted on Mondays at 9:00 am.  BCLS Children's Youtube Channel ...

BCLS Closed

All Day 9/5 - 9/7
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 Sep 5 - 7 in honor of the Labor Day holiday. ...