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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

Book Discussion Group
Registration required at your branch.
Sage: Tue, May 10 & Jun 14, 2-3:30 pm
Thu, May 19 & Jun 23, 6-7:30 pm
Tue, May 24 & Jun 28, 6-7:30 pm

Essential Oils and Alternative Therapies
Pinconning: Tue, May 31, 6-7 pm ®
Presented by Julie Botimer of Mid Michigan Wellness Center. Discover the benefits of essential oils for health and wellness. Julie will also discuss acupuncture as an alternative therapy and the role of nutrition for a healthy life. Teens are also welcome to attend.

Summer Reading Program 2016 (Jun 13-Aug 13)  

See the entire summer events calendar here

SRP Kick-Off 16


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, May 4, 18, Jun 1, 15, 6-7:30 pm
*Gold Striped Vase Craft
Thu, May 26, 6-7:30 pm ®
MI Blood Drive (Ages 17+)
Wed, Jun 8, 1:30-6:30 pm
Registration requested. Drop-ins also welcome.
*Galaxy T-Shirt Craft
Thu, Jun 16, 6-7:30 pm ® begins May 17
*Release Your Creative Self Workshop
Sat, Jun 18, 2-4 pm ® begins May 17
*Dancing Crane Soaps and Sundries
Wed, Jun 29, 2-3:30 pm ® begins May 31
Registration required for all at 879-3283 ext 202.
(*) Teens are also welcome to attend
® Online registration available
*Mason Jar Beach Craft
Tue, Jun 7, 6-7 pm ®
*Button Tree Art
Sat, Jun 18, 2-3:30 pm ®
*Painterly Pottery: Watercolor Basics
Tue, Jun 21, 6-7:30 pm ®
Where registration is required visit the Reference Desk or call 892-8555 ext 202.
® Online registration available
Painterly Pottery: Ceramics Painting
Wed, Jun 15, 6-7:30 pm ® begins May 16
Where registration is required visit the Fiction Desk or call 893-9566 ext 2200.
® Online registration available
Wirt Library is looking for groups or individuals who would like to display in the second floor case. If you have a collection you think patrons would love to see, please contact Dawn at (989) 893-9566 x 2200.
Lunch & Movie
Registration required with the Division on Aging at 895-4100.
Lunch is $3-$5 payable to Bay County Division on Aging.
Wed, Jun 15, 12 pm: Testament of Youth (2014)
Michigan Kit Houses
Thu, Jun 23, 6-7:30 pm ®