ALL BRANCHES ARE OPEN
Book drops, limited inside service, and curbside available! Normal branch hours have resumed. Read our COVID-19 Response plan here.
NOTE: Per updated CDC recommendations, returned materials are quarantined for at least 7 days before items are checked in. You will still see items on your account during that time, but you will not incur any late fees.
EFFECTIVE JULY 13, 2020...Governor's Executive Order 2020-147
In accordance with the new state mandate, a mask is required to be worn to enter and while inside the library. Masks are available, if needed.
Library Location, Contact, and Hours
989-893-9566 ext. 2111
Monday – Thursday: 10AM-8PM
Friday – Saturday: 9AM-5PM
Sunday: 1PM-5PM (Sep-May only)
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.
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.