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Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library

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Address: 500 Center Avenue, Bay City, MI
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One of the Best Libraries!

This Bay City public library is one of the best I have visited. There are special themes set out with books, which change with the season or current events. Wifi, computer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This Bay City public library is one of the best I have visited. There are special themes set out with books, which change with the season or current events. Wifi, computer usage, online books & services make this library a stand out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library is a beautiful, modern facility. If you're a visiting family, there's a huge children's area complete with a large boat to play in as well as toys, puzzles, and puppets. It has a beautiful reading garden just off the children's area for sharing books together. A separate teen area will interest older children. Fiction... More 

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My wife and I went to this library to use their computers. The people were very friendly and helpful, even though we were from out of state. They even offered to extend the time, if my wife was not done with her school assignment. We would go again, if we were ever in the area.

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This new library is all inclusive. The genealogy section is not as compressive as the one at Hoyt in saginaw.

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michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This library has it all. Beautiful views, sitting areas, historic collections, videos, etc. Everything anyone would want in a main library. It makes you proud to take friends to this library. Way to go Bay County and thank you Jack and Alice Wirt.

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Bay City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Wirt Library has a very good/great genelogical section with extremely helpful Volunteers available from 1PM to 4PM four days a week. The Library also has interesting programs open to the public that change monthly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Great place to visit. Plenty of options. Great, free internet access if you're a member. Can get a visitor's pass if you want.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I enjoy escaping to the library to peruse the shelves and sit back by the fireplace (on or not) its a nice peaceful area to read for awhilw.

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Bay City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This library has a 'back room' that has a lot of archival material on the history of the area. I was able to look up several things that I was not able to find anyplace else, even on-line. I even found a copy of my great-grandmothers death certificate on microfilm. This is one of the places to stop at if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013 via mobile

One of the upsides to living here in Gaye Chittie. They will also ship books from surrounding libraries right to Wirt so while they don't have everything, they have a great big building space which perfectly suits its purpose. There is even a fireplace or two to read by!!

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