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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, Apr 12, 2-3:30 pm
Auburn: Thu, Apr 21, 6-7:30 pm
Pinconning: Tue, Apr 26, 6-7:30 pm

Booked for Lunch Spring 2016 Schedule

Join us in the Kantzler Community Room at Wirt for our biannual Friday presentation series featuring area authors and book reviewers. Doors open at 11:30 am. The program runs noon to 1:00 pm. You are welcome to bring a lunch. Cookies, coffee, and tea are provided by the Friends of the Bay County Libraries.

Apr 1     Dave Vizard (Author) A Grand Murder
Apr 8     Tim Younkman (Reviewer) Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts
Apr 15    Len Norman (Author) Finding 52
Apr 22    Barbara J. VanderMolen (Author) Discovering Michigan County by County: Your A-Z Guide to Each of the 83 Counties in the Great Lakes State
Apr 29    Betsy Osborn (Reviewer) The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
May 6     Dr. Judith Knox Corbin (Author) Ghostwriting: The Invisible Hand



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
*Canning Jams and Jellies
Wed, Apr 27, 6-7:30 pm ® begins Mar 29
Registration required for all at 879-3283 ext 202.
(*) Teens are also welcome to attend
® Online registration available
*Mini Message Center
Sat, Apr 16 2-3:30 pm ®
*Homemade Cleaning Products
Tue, Apr 19 6-7 pm ®
Where registration is required visit the Reference Desk or call 892-8555 ext 202.
® Online registration available
*Knit & Crochet Night (Grade 4-Adult)
Wed, Apr 13, 6-7:30 pm
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, Apr 20, 12 pm: Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)