BCLS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The latest Governor's Executive Order closed all libraries to the public through JUNE 12, 2020. Please note libraries are prohibited from offering curbside service under the current order. Staff is working diligently on a phased reopening plan, virtual Summer Reading Program and performances, and some exciting NEW services! In the meantime, you can stay connected to us here...

BCLS FACEBOOK BCLS YOUTUBE CHANNEL
CHILDREN'S FACEBOOK CHILDREN'S YOUTUBE (NEW!)
INSTAGRAM EMAIL US

 

BOARD MEETING
Due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCLS Board of Trustees will meet via conference call at their regularly scheduled time and date of May 27 at 5:30 p.m.

Conference call information is as follows

Dial:  978-990-5083

Access Code: 6924840#

Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library

BCLS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

The latest Governor's Executive Order closed all libraries to the public through JUNE 12, 2020. Please note libraries are prohibited from offering curbside service under the current order. Staff is working diligently on a phased reopening plan, virtual Summer Reading Program and performances, and some exciting NEW services! In the meantime, you can stay connected to us here...

BCLS FACEBOOK BCLS YOUTUBE CHANNEL
CHILDREN'S FACEBOOK CHILDREN'S YOUTUBE (NEW!)
INSTAGRAM EMAIL US

 

BOARD MEETING
Due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCLS Board of Trustees will meet via conference call at their regularly scheduled time and date of May 27 at 5:30 p.m.

Conference call information is as follows

Dial:  978-990-5083

Access Code: 6924840#

Exterior shot of the Alice & Jack Wirt Library

Library Location, Contact, and Hours

Address:
500 Center Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708

Directions:
Google Maps

Kirsten Wellnitz headshot

Kirsten Wellnitz
Managing Librarian
kwellnitz@baycountylibrary.org

Phone:
989-893-9566 ext. 2111

Fax:
989-893-9799
989-893-7052

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10AM-8PM
Friday – Saturday: 9AM-5PM
Sunday: 1PM-5PM (Sep-May only)

Drive-Up Window:
Monday – Friday: 11AM-1PM
Monday – Thursday: 4PM-7PM
Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

The Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library functions as the main or central library for the Bay County Library System. It is located on the east side of Bay City, Michigan, in the downtown area. In addition to housing the largest collection of materials in the system, it includes a business resource center and core reference collection, a local history and genealogy room, a computer lab, an outdoor reading garden, several study rooms, and a large community meeting room. The administrative offices are located on the second floor.

Additional Parking

The Bay City Downtown Management Board has graciously opened up several parking spaces for public use in the lot on the corner of Center and Adams. When using this lot, please park only in the spaces along Center Avenue that are clearly marked Visitor Parking.  There is a 3 hour time limit.

Upcoming Events

BCLS CLOSED

All Day 3/16 - 6/12
Some Branches
Branches:
Some Branches
Description:
Governor Whitmer "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order closing libraries has been extended to June 12, 2020.  All BCLS branches, the Bookmobile, book drops, and Wirt's drive-up window are closed until further notice. Curbside servi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Merry Music of the Renaissance!

May 28, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Music
Event Details:
Merry Music of the Renaissance!  Performed by Northern Renaissance  Northern Renaissance, an early music ensemble, is pleased to present “Merry Music of the Renaissance.”  Recorders, gambas, percussion, guitar, and Irish flute will ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

BCLS Closed

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Some Branches
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closed Jul 4, 2020 in honor of the 4th of July holiday. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Evening Sessions

August 19, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Event Details:
The Evening Sessions The Evening Sessions at Wirt is a monthly adult program series featuring a fun and engaging mix of presentations, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, author visits, and performances on topics covering the arts, culture, ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Solutions

August 20, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Event Details:
Casual Q & A with BCLS Technology Supervisor, Walt Peglow. Bring your own device. ...

BCLS Closed

All Day 9/5 - 9/7
Some Branches
Branches:
Some Branches
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closed Sep 5 - 7 in honor of the Labor Day holiday. ...