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Address: 100 East Midland Street, Bay City, MI
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Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Modernized, organized and well worth my tax dollars

I have been frequenting this library lately and have found it to be so well organized. The staff is very helpful efficient and always offering new ideas for me. They have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
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Bay City, Michigan
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Bay City, Michigan
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124 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I have been frequenting this library lately and have found it to be so well organized. The staff is very helpful efficient and always offering new ideas for me. They have opened up the third floor and now they have, (be still my heart) an elevator!!! Ground floor is the children's floor, second floor is for quiet reading, non-fiction. Third... More 

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New Albany, Ohio
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The library is a real landmark in Bay City and is best know for it's Lola and the Swan fountain and the Lady of Learning Statue. It has been in operation since 1884 and has some real architecture gems. I was there for a conference and had the chance to explore the library with a handy guide to history of... More 

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Bay City, Michigan
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great staff, updated inside. Staff is very knowledgeable about any type of book or reference you may need help with.. Organized and friendly.

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a beautiful and historic library, with three floors of media. They have a large selection of large-print books that make it easier for our older eyes to read. The librarians are all extremely helpful and very friendly. Very nice fountain in front.

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Thank Michelle F
Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Unique building. Friendly staff. Lots of programs for children. Good selection of books and handicap friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have been going to the Sage Library for years. It is historic, clean, well-staffed and just plain cool. It is a landmark in Bay City and provides a setting whereby you just want to sit and absorb the ambience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Lived just a few blocks away, went there all the time when I was in school, you could find whatever you needed & the building is beautiful. Love the fountain out front.

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Bay City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I have gone to this library for over 40 years since I was a little girl. It is in a beautiful historic building renovated a few years back. Staff is helpful and just a great place to spend some quiet time.

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Sage was given to Bay City in the 1880s by Henry Sage, lumberman. It's part of the Bay County Library System. It was totally renovated with strict attention to be historically accurate. It's a beautiful building housing a small collection--Wirt library holds the largest collection in the system. It's a great place to take your kids so they can say... More 

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