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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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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 January 22, 2018
Jo G
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Bay City, Michigan
Gorgeous Building

We had a meeting for work at this library and it was my first time inside. Wow! What a gem of a... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
ABSPORTSFAN
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MICHIGAN
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500 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-5942
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Reviewed January 22, 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 September 17, 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 July 5, 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 May 23, 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

1  Thank MaryKF
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Reviewed May 10, 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 April 30, 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

Thank deborah m
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Reviewed March 31, 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 March 28, 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 December 12, 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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Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I am totally surprised!! Very well layed out. Nice gardens. Cool children's section. The computers for printing and use are great. Come check it out 😊

Thank Cynthia C
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Karen B
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Response from nancyj02015 | Reviewed this property |
The Alice and Jack Wirt Library was open to the public on February 14, 2006
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