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Scheduled classes are listed on the Calendar of Events. Demand for these classes is high. Be sure to call early to get registered or click on the link (where applicable) to register online.

We offer computer classes in the computer lab, which is located on the second floor of the Wirt Library. Space is limited. If you are interested it is a good idea to call and register early.

The Bay County Library System partners with Delta College’s Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center in offering a “Business Start-Up Seminar,” which is held in the Kantzler Community Room at the Wirt Library.

For those who are interested in learning how to research your family history, we partner with the Bay County Genealogical Society in offering  beginner genealogy classes.


Special Events and Programs

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Book Discussion Group
Registration required at your branch.
Auburn: Thu, May 25 & Jun 29, 6-7:30 pm
Tue, May 23, 6-7:30 pm; Jun 27, 10:30 am-12 pm
Mon, May 8 & Jun 12, 2-3:30 pm
Wirt: Thu, May 4 & Jun 1, 6 pm; Thu, May 25 & Jun 22, 2 pm



Branch Events and Programs

Auburn Registration required for all unless noted.  Call 662-2381 ext 200.
(*) Teens are also welcome to attend ® Online registration available
*Knitting and Crochet Club
Wed, Apr 26, 6-7:30 pm
*Needle Crafter’s Club
All hand-sewing crafters welcome. Drop in.
Wed, May 3, 17, Jun 7, 28, 6-7:30 pm
*Monogrammed Mug Craft
Thu, May 18, 6-7:30 pm ®
*Trivia Night @ the Library
Tue, May 23, 6-7:30 pm ®
*Flower Pot Bird Bath Craft
Thu, Jun 8, 6-7:30 pm ® begins May 9
*Team Jigsaw Puzzle Challenge
Thu, Jun 15, 6-7:30 pm ® begins May 16
MI Blood Drive (Ages 17+)
Wed, Jun 21, 1:30-6:30 pm
Call to register. Drop-ins welcome.
Jim Perkins Senior Folk Program
Thu, Jun 22, 6-6:45 pm ® begins May 23
Registration required for all at 879-3283 ext 202.
(*) Teens are also welcome to attend ® Online registration available
Smarter Money: A Money Smart Week Program
Thu, Apr 27, 6-7 pm ®
Independence Bank staff will provide money saving plans.
*Spring Shadow Box Craft
Sat, Apr 29, 2-3:30 pm ®
*Wood Coaster Craft
Tue, May 2, 6-7 pm ® (Wait list only)
*Wind Chime Craft
Tue, May 16, 6-7 pm ® (Wait list only)
*Balloon Sun Catcher Craft
Sat, May 20, 2-3:30 pm ® (Event is FULL)
*Stars & Stripes Centerpiece
Sat, Jun 10, 2-3:30 pm ®
*Dancing Crane Soaps & Sundries Basic Soap Making Workshop
Tue, Jun 20, 6-7:30 pm ®
*Organization for Bat Conservation: Live Bats & Their Importance
Tue, Jun 27, 6-7 pm ®
Where registration is required visit the Reference Desk or call 892-8555 ext 202.
® Online registration available
Knit & Crochet Club
Wed, May 10, 6-7:30 pm
Coloring Club
Thu, May 25, 6-7:30 pm ®
Thu, Jun 22, 6-7:30 pm ®
Where registration is required visit the Fiction Desk or call 893-9566 ext 2200.
® Online registration available
Spring Greeting Cards Craft
Wed, May 3, 6-7:30 pm ® (Wait list only)
Anshu Varma Henna Program
Thu, Jun 29, 6 pm ® begins May 30