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.

Children's Services

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Just Added: New Books for Families Who Homeschool

 To further support local families who have chosen to homeschool their children, BCLS has been updating and expanding our Parent/Teacher Collections. Click on a book's title on our list below to read more about it or place the book on hold:  Big Science for Little People: 52 Activi...

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Learning at Home with BCLS!

Whether you are homeschooling or learning remotely, Bay County Library System has plenty of resources to support your student and family! Our Children’s Department staff has compiled some of our favorite resources to supplement your child’s learning needs.  Special Collections (Available for...

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Introducing Future Librarian Training!

In honor of September being Library Card Sign-up Month, we've put together a fun Beanstack challenge to teach kids (Grades K-6) how to use the Library! Earn digital badges as you learn more about our programs and services. To join, visit baycountylibrary.beanstack.org or log into your B...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Family" group.
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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...

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

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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.  ...

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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.
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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.  ...

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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

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...

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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 ...

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Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

New Kids' Books