CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

On March 23, 2020 Governor Whitmer issued the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order temporarily closing all non-critical services.

All BCLS branches, the Bookmobile, book drops, and Wirt's drive-up window are closed until further notice. 
Please enjoy any items you have until we reopen. NO FINES OR FEES during closure.


Digital library services are available 24/7 during closure! Visit our Facebook page for updates and info on services.

NEED A CARD OR FORGOT YOUR PIN? You can register for an instant temporary card HERE.

Digital Collections FAQ

BCLS download and streaming services can be accessed by all Bay County residents with a valid BCLS library card in good standing.

BCLS offers three unique download and streaming services:

  • OverDrive (downloadable eBooks and audiobooks)
  • Hoopla (downloadable/streaming movies, TV, eBooks, audiobooks, music, comics)
  • RBdigital (downloadable digital magazines)

Hoopla offers movies, TV, music and more with your BCLS library card.

Both OverDrive and Hoopla contain eBooks and audiobooks which you can download to your mobile device using your BCLS library card.

RBdigital offers unlimited digital magazine issues to download using your BCLS library card.

Each BCLS digital service has specific usage limits. OverDrive allows you to have up to 5 items at one time on your BCLS library account. Hoopla allows up to 5 digital item uses per month. RBdigital allows unlimited digital magazine uses on a BCLS library account.

Help on getting started is available here: