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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
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It's said to be haunted, but I always find it welcoming.

Great library on the West side of Bay City. Have spent many hours there and witnessed the changes to a more modern computer based system from the old card catalogue system. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ardine B
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Bay City, Michigan
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Bay City, Michigan
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great library on the West side of Bay City. Have spent many hours there and witnessed the changes to a more modern computer based system from the old card catalogue system. The ambience and peace in the reading rooms have always remained the same. The architecture and the materials used in building this structure are something to be admired in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

I am from out of state visiting. The ladies I talked to all of them were very nice. I would come back here again if I ever come back to town.

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Thank Hotdamgirl
Bay City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

One of our historical buildings from the lumbering era of Bay County History. Be sure to check the hours before you come. The fountain out front is very pretty in the warmer months.

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Thank witchbroomstick
Bay City, Michigan
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134 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 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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Thank lin c
Brooklyn, New York
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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134 reviews
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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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Thank lin c
Bay City, Michigan
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34 reviews
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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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michigan
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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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Thank jerdc
Bay City, Michigan
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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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