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Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library

500 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-5942
+1 989-893-9566
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Beautiful library

Beautiful well kept library, built in recent years, with comfortable seating areas, plenty of open... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Travellove233
Iconic building for book lovers

In a city best known for its glorious late 19th century buildings it is easy to neglect some iconic... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Jo G
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500 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-5942
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Beautiful well kept library, built in recent years, with comfortable seating areas, plenty of open room, private study and meeting rooms, and well informed and professional staff. The library makes very good use of its space and serves the community in various forms from children's...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

In a city best known for its glorious late 19th century buildings it is easy to neglect some iconic 20th century ones. The city library and it's garden us an architectural gem. As well as a glorious book collection. A joy to visit.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had a meeting for work at this library and it was my first time inside. Wow! What a gem of a library for Bay City. The library is well staffed and has a warm and inviting atmosphere! The staff was very helpful with our...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This library is a comfort to visit. The garden area is open and the kalideoscope has flowers planted in it again after being left empty for years. A nice addition in the entryway is to see how the solar grid is performing. That is way...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I am a genealogist who does lookups for people who live away from Bay City. This library has a whole room for genealogists!! Very nice to have all the materials in one area with microfilm readers and computer terminals. I also love the new book...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

I return home every year to Bay City and the Alice and Jack Wirt Library is one of my favorite places to head. With the spacious computer section on 2nd floor readily available, the display of all the current books on the first floor, and...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This library has books galore! 2 stories worth of books, periodicals,movies and soundtracks to rent or borrow It also has community meeting rooms and numerous computers for public use. It has a summer reading program for adults and children. It also hosts child story/activity hours....More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

It's a great place to sit and read for a while. The librarians are friendly and helpful. Nice sculptures and gardens outside. Nice meeting rooms with different activities. Their online systems allows you to put books on hold and you get a recorded message that...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Beautiful, clean, great programs for children. I was opposed to building a new library in this town, but I love it!

Thank LKB310
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

The staff is very helpful. The grandchildren really like the place there are so many things for them to check out..

Thank grandpahaight
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The Alice and Jack Wirt Library was open to the public on February 14, 2006
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