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.

Meeting and Study Rooms

Two girls using study rooms

Community meeting rooms are available without charge at all Bay County Library System buildings during library hours to non-profit organizations for informational, educational, cultural, intellectual or civic purposes.  Please read the Public Meeting Room Use Policy to see if your group meets the criteria.  To start the reservation process, please click here.


Study rooms (up to six people) are also available without charge at all branches (except Sage) during library hours.  If you have a small meeting, reading group, or need to spend a few quiet hours doing work, study rooms are a perfect solution. Read the Study Room Policy to see if this room fits your purpose. To reserve a room, click here.