ALL BRANCHES ARE OPEN

Book drops, limited inside service, and curbside available! Normal branch hours have resumed. GET REOPENING DETAILS HERE.
Read our COVID-19 Response plan here.

EFFECTIVE JULY 13, 2020...Governor's Executive Order 2020-147
In accordance with the new state mandate, mask are required to be worn to enter the library.
Masks are available, if needed.
 

Reader Resources

Man reading book in library book stacks


The Bay County Library System has a wealth of resources to help you find books and other materials to meet your reading, educational and listening needs, including book awards, book clubs, databases, websites and reviews.  For assistance, don’t forget to ask a librarian!

READING RECOMMENDATIONS (NEW!)

You can now get librarian selected book recommendations tailored to you! Select a link below, fill out the Google Form, and a staff member will contact you with recommendations for your next great read! 

Adult/ Teen Book Recommendations Form

Book Picks for Kids Form

Michigan Notable Books 2020

New Items at BCLS

See what's about to hit the shelves!

Choose a category below to see a list of our newly acquired materials. Select a title on the list to see it in our catalog, place a hold, and more.