Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library

Exterior shot of the Alice & Jack Wirt Library

Library Location, Contact, and Hours

Address:
500 Center Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708

Directions:
Google Maps

Jane Anderson headshot

Jane Anderson
Managing Librarian
janderson@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

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Winter Wonderland

December 13, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Ages 2-5.  Listen to seasonal stories & songs and make a winter craft. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Bay Community Writing Center

December 17, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Reference Area (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational, Workshop
Event Details:
On the first and third Tuesday of every month from 4-8 pm, Writing Center will provide FREE writing workshops and one-on-one tutoring. Bay Community Writing Center is staffed by trained SVSU Writing Center Tutors. There is no need to register fo...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pre-Holiday Stress Reduction - Yoga with Heather Emmons

December 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
De-stress before the holidays with this free yoga class.  No yoga experience necessary.  Bring a yoga mat, towel and water and prepare for a relaxing journey.  Heather Emmons is a 200 hour RYT from Bay City, MI. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Solutions

December 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology Class
Event Details:
Casual Q & A with BCLS Technology Supervisor, Walt Peglow. Bring your own device or use lab computers. ...

BCLS Closed

All Day 12/24 - 12/26
All Branches
Branches:
All Branches
Description:
The Bay County Library System will be closed Dec 24 - 26.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Craft Catch-Up

December 31, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Ages 4-12.  Stop in for a second chance to create!  No registration required.  Drop in  ...