• Summer Reading Program in Bay County

    Public Service Announcement
    Contact: Mary Ruthko, Marketing Manager
    989-894-2837 ext. 2221

    Summer Reading Program Kicks Off June 13 in Bay County

    The "Oceans of Possibilities" Summer Reading Program at the Bay County Library System runs June 13-August 13. BCLS has a fun, FREE, action-packed summer filled with workshops, prizes, giveaways, performances, and parties to keep all ages entertained. Of course, reading takes center stage. Sign up and participate with a paper log or track your reading on the library's Beanstack website or Beanstack Tracker app. For every eight hours of reading, you will be entered into a gift card drawing. Be sure to pick up your free reusable book back at any branch library when you register, provided by the Friends of the Bay County Libraries!

    To get the biggest season of the year started, each branch has planned an all ages kick-off party:
    Auburn City Park, 435 S. Auburn Rd., Auburn
    Tuesday, June 14, 4:30-6:30 pm
    Join us for a truck touch, games, ice cream, and more. Then watch a dazzling magic show featuring Baffling Bill starting at 5:30! Thank you to the Auburn Jaycees, Auburn Farmer’s Market, and United Financial Credit Union.

    Sage Library, Pershing Park,100 E. Midland St., Bay City
    Wednesday, June 15, 4:30-6:00 pm
    Celebrate Summer Reading Program at our kickoff party with lawn games and crafts! 

    Wirt Public Library Lawn, 500 Center Ave., Bay City
    Thursday, June 16, 1:30-3:00 pm
    Enjoy the festivities at our Kick Off Party on the lawn. We will have a bounce slide, crafts, games, face painting, snacks and so much more! A food truck will be on site if you would like to purchase lunch. Thank you to our kickoff sponsor, Thumb Bank & Trust!

    Pinconning Boys & Girls Club, 201 North St., Pinconning

    Thursday, June 16, 2:00-3:30 pm
    Join us for games, activities, artistic balloons, a bounce house, water slide, and lots of fun!

    For a full list of summer events, prizes, links, and program instructions, visit www.baycountylibrary.org/SRP.

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