ALL BRANCHES ARE OPEN

Book drops, limited inside service, and curbside available! Normal branch hours have resumed. Read our COVID-19 Response plan here.

NOTE: Per updated CDC recommendations, returned materials are quarantined for at least 7 days before items are checked in. You will still see items on your account during that time, but you will not incur any late fees.

EFFECTIVE JULY 13, 2020...Governor's Executive Order 2020-147
In accordance with the new state mandate, a mask is required to be worn to enter and while inside the library. Masks are available, if needed.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
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: 2
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 "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
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: 0
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: 87
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...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Blast Zoom Scavenger Hunt

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Can you find our book themed items in your own room? Our librarians will keep score and you will earn prizes to be picked up at your branch after the program. Be sure to bring a copy or picture of a favorite book to share with the group. We request a...

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 Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
This month's book is Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler Click here for the Overdrive version https://baycountylibrary.overdrive.com/media/508349 This is a virtual meeting of the Sage Book Club.  Everyone is welcome, but you will need to ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Hands-on space science fun!  Build a model to test for ultraviolet radiation and learn about the enormous size of the solar system with everyday objects.  This program is presented in partnership with NASA @ My Library, STARnet, and th...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Take Home Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join Children’s Librarian Miss Dani from the Sage Library live on Zoom for a 2-week storytime session! Sessions will be Oct 13 & 20 at 10:30 am. This is the only registration required. Registered participants will receive a package of books and p...

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: 9
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: 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. 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 "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Craft: Pumpkin Designs

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 design your own craft pumpkin.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program.  ...

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

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
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 "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...

Disclaimer(s)

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: 6
Event Details:
Read to a certified therapy dog in a one on one 10 min zoom session. Please register for the program, and you will be called to schedule the time of your session.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

Virtual Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Pokemon Terrarium Craft.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program.  All supplies are...

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.

Zoom Happy Hour Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Log in and chat about your recent reads with fellow Bay County readers!    Everyone is welcome, but you will need to provide and email in order to get the Zoom invite.  If you've never used Zoom before please give us a call and w...
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Visit the Bay County Library System Children's Facebook page each Thursday in October for a weekly costume-making challenge, then show off your creation on Zoom and Facebook! Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We request...

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 Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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...

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 Storytime

9:00am - 9:30am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, and movement.  Watch when you want! Pre-recorded storytimes presented by different BCLS librarians will be posted on Mondays at 9:00 am on our BCLS Children's Youtube Channel...
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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Join on Zoom to craft with us! We will be doing craft projects live on Zoom for adults. Most supplies will be provided to registered people. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplies from when you register. Su...

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: 8
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 "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Craft: Sharpie Mugs

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 and design your own mug using Sharpies.  Zoom info will be emailed to registrants in advance of the program. ...

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.