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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

 Watch presentations on our YouTube Channel!

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Prom Donation Drive

During the month of February, All BCLS branches will accept donations of new and gently used, clean prom dresses, shoes, and accessories for Becca’s Closet charity.


Book Discussion Group
Registration required at your branch.
Auburn: Thu, Mar 23, Apr 13, 6-7:30 pm
Tue, Mar 28, Apr 25, 6-7:30 pm
Mon, Mar 13, Apr 10, 2-3:30 pm
Wirt: Thu, Mar 2, Apr 6, 6 pm; Thu, Mar 23, Apr 27, 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, Mar 1 & 15, Apr 5 & 26, 6-7:30 pm
*Mardi Grass Beads Mosaic Craft
Thu, Mar 30, 6-7:30 pm ®
*String Bowls Craft
Thu, Apr 6, 6-7:30 pm ® begins Mar 7
MI Blood Drive (Ages 17+)
Wed, Apr 19, 1:30-6:30 pm
Call to register. Drop-ins also welcome.
Registration required for all at 879-3283 ext 202.
(*) Teens are also welcome to attend
® Online registration available
*Pom Branches Craft
Tue, Mar 7, 6-7 pm ®
*Clutter Control
Tue, Mar 14, 6-7 pm ®
Heather Daquial of My Inner Spaces shares organization tips.
*Mosaic Mini Birdhouse
Sat, Mar 18, 2-3:30 pm ®
*Spring Wreath Craft
Tue, Mar 21, 6-7 pm ®
*Potted Bird’s Nest Craft
Tue, Apr 4, 6-7 pm ®
*Mini Herb Garden
Tue, Apr 18, 6-7 pm ®
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 ®
Where registration is required visit the Reference Desk or call 892-8555 ext 202.
® Online registration available
Coloring Club
Wed, Mar 1, 6-7:30 pm ®
Wed, Apr 5, 6-7:30 pm ®
Knit & Crochet Club
Wed, Mar 8 & Apr 12, 6-7:30 pm
Where registration is required visit the Fiction Desk or call 893-9566 ext 2200.
® Online registration available
Suncatcher Craft
Wed, Mar 1, 6-7:30 pm ® (WAIT LIST ONLY)
Essential Oils 101
Wed, Apr 5, 6-7:30 pm ® begins Mar 6