Bestselling author Lisa Wingate spoke at the Bay County Public Library on September 20, 2017, for our Books and Bites Luncheon.Read More
"Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one."( American Gods )
"With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one -- but no one at all -- can tell you what to read and when and how."( Winner, 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature )
"When I got my eldest daughter a library card I felt as though I had bought her citizenship of that same fabulous world,"( Harry Potter Series )
“Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better.”( Author & Screenwriter )
“A public library is the most enduring of memorials, the trustiest monument for the preservation of an event or a name or an affection; for it, and it only, is respected by wars and revolutions, and survives them.”( The Adventures of Tom Sawyer )
“I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves — you can get a complete education for no money.”( The Martian Chronicles )
"I wanted to thank you for your donation to the library. We recently purchased 2 Dash robots and have scheduled our first program for January 29 & 30. Stephen Efird and I are planning this program, which is for ages 8-11. The children will learn the basic Blockly coding language and will program Dash robots. We are very excited."