Friends of the Library

All branch locations: Auburn, Pinconning, Sage, Wirt


The Friends of the Bay County Libraries is a volunteer organization that raises money and helps with the enhancement of library operations.  Membership is comprised of people from throughout Bay County who are passionate about their libraries.  The Friends are governed by a Board of Directors, who are elected annually.  The current President is John Van Looy, who can be reached at (989) 892-9726.  If you are interested in joining, registration envelopes are available at any of the library branches. You may also print out this form, fill it out and mail it, along with a check, to our administrative office at the Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, 500 Center Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708.

Jamie Ford is Coming to Bay City!

Jamie Ford Save the Date

Jamie's books will be available for purchase at the event. Concessions will are also available for purchase.

About Jamie Ford

From the author's website:

"New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet—which was, in no particular order, an IndieBound NEXT List Selection, a Borders Original Voices Selection, a Barnes & Noble Book Club Selection, Pennie’s Pick at Costco, a Target Bookmarked Club Pick, and a National Bestseller. It was also named the #1 Book Club Pick for Fall 2009/Winter 2010 by the American Booksellers Association."