Bacon Library is once again open to the public

Wyandotte’s Bacon Memorial Library is open and its hours are Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

The first floor of the Bacon House is open and the Local History Rooms are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1-4 p.m. 

Research appointments are highly encouraged so we can prepare for the patron’s visit. Other times will be available via appointment. Meeting Room reservations are available now and can be booked online or in person.


SUMMER READING 2021 

Summer Reading registration online begins Saturday July 3-July 31 online at baconlibrary.org/bmdlreads. For every 6 days of reading, you will be invited to our Habitual Reading Store where you will get to pick a wonderful gift each week through July. There will also be chances to qualify for extra chances at our Summer Reading Grand Prize Drawing.

Summer Reading Kits will be available for Ages 0- Grade 5 every Saturday through July with crafts and family fun. Registration required for each kit online or by phone.

July 24: SRP Kit-Into the Wild

This week is all about those wild animals we love! Craft fingerprint animals, fold an alligator, chain a snake and design a hanging monkey. 

Additional activities: 

Coloring Contest: Enter your completed coloring page for a change to win a prize!  

Owl Pellet Dissection Kit is available beginning July 26 at 10 a.m.

Most birds cannot chew their food, and owls are no exception. Owls usually swallow their prey whole. Owl Pellets hold the regurgitated remains of an owl’s dinner.  

Reserve an owl dissection kit to delve more closely into the life of an owl. Each kit includes a mat, dissection tools, instructions and an owl pellet. Supplies are limited! Intended age 8-11


Eggstraordinary Library Visitors

We will be hatching chicks! Learn how chicks grow inside an egg by reading daily descriptions on our Egg Hatching Calendar. Complete the activities for a chance to win a plush chicken. Schedule a visit to the library on a Candling Day to see inside the eggs.

Day 5–Monday, July 12

Day 10–Saturday, July 17

Day 14–Monday, July 21

Day 19–Monday, July 26

Day 21–Wednesday, July 28 Hatching Day!!!

Book Club in A Bag:

Each Book Club Kit includes a list of books in the featured series, a list of readalikes, discussion questions, swag items such as button, sticker, bookmark, and 1-3 crafts, games, or activities.  

A link for ebook downloads is included or grab a book off the library shelves. Intended ages are listed on each kit. Registration is required online or by phone.

Owl Diaries Book Club in a Bag is available beginning July 26 at 10 a.m.

Shuri Book Club in a Bag is available beginning Aug. 2 10 a.m.

My Furry Foster Family Book Club in a Bag is available beginning Aug. 9 10 a.m.

The Buddy Files Book Club in a Bag is available beginning Aug. 16  10 a.m.

Enola Holmes Book Club in a Bag is available beginning Aug. 23 10 a.m. 

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