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.

Playdate at the Library

October 18, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Little ones can play, discover & meet new friends.  Ages 4 & under. Participating caregiver required. No registration required.

Drop in. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions with Jan

October 22, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

October 22, 2019
11:15am - 11:45am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins September 30th.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Monster Mash Party

October 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Enjoy fun and spooky games, activities, and creepy crafts.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

October 23, 2019
10:15am - 10:45am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

Session begins October 2nd.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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

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

Baby Storytime

October 23, 2019
11:15am - 11:45am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

Fall session begins the week of September 30.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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