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.

Bookmobile and Outreach

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Bookmobile & Outreach Services
500 Center Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 893-9566 ext. 2108

The bookmobile provides library services for Bay County residents who do not live near one of our branches. It is on the road three days a week, Tuesday through Thursday, stopping at 45 locations, including senior and day care centers, throughout the county on a rotating, 3-week schedule.


The bookmobile carries a rotating collection of Bay County Library System materials that can be browsed and checked out. Materials checked out from the bookmobile can be returned to any branch and materials checked out from any branch can be returned to the bookmobile. It also serves as a location where materials from our libraries, or other Michigan libraries, can be requested, checked out and returned.The bookmobile carries a laptop computer that is available for checking and sending email. Children’s programs are offered from time-to-time during fair weather months.