Menu Bottom helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to Kindergarten.

Juggling for Success

Thursday June 21st at 11:00 am

Mr. Jim will teach you how to juggle in a hands-on program that builds coordination, concentration, perseverance, and fun.

Keep on Moving with Binder Park Zoo

Thursday June 28, at 11:00am 

The Zoomobile visits Bridgman Public Library. Hopping, crawling, climbing, flying, and more! Young naturalists will become excited about the natural world as they explore how humans and animals move.

Dinosaur Day with Paleo Joe

Saturday, June 30th @ 1pm

Author, Storyteller, and Paleontologist Paleo Joe introduces animals, plants and creatures that have been extinct for millions of years. He will bring dinosaurs to life with a T-rex tooth, velociraptor skull, and a variety of amazing fossils. Don’t miss out on this exciting adventure. For ages 5 and up.

Bubble Day

Thursday July 5th, at 11:00 am

Who can make the biggest soap bubble? Test your soapy skills with bubble art and activities. You may get wet or sticky at this event.

Under the Big top with Curious Kids Museum

Thursday July 12, at 1:00 pm 

Have fun with the Curious Kids Museum under the tent in downtown Bridgman. Under the Big Top/ Bridgman 

Walk your Wagon Float in the Bridgman Days parade

Would you like to be in the Bridgman Days Parade on July 14? 
Build a float using a wagon (or stroller, buggy, etc.) and walk with the library in the parade. 
Meet at the Bridgman High School parking lot before the parade at 10 a.m. for awards and lineup. All ages welcome!
Saturday, July 14 at 10 a.m. Registration open June 18-July 11
After the parade, cool down with a popsicle behind the library on Toth St. All ages.

Instrument Petting Zoo with the Citadel

Thursday July 19th, 11:00 am

Hands-on fun! Don’t miss this opportunity for children to touch, play and hear musical instruments. Age 6 and up.

Lunch will be served after program

Secrets of Music

Thursday July 26 at 11:00 am

How are the sounds of music made? Who invented rock & roll? Come to our hand-clapping, foot-stomping, feel-good show for all ages!

Playaway Launchpad tablets for kids
  • Preloaded with high quality, ad-free apps that are both fun and educational.
  • Provides hours of interactive learning and play without exposure to unintended content or the need for a network connection or downloading. Launchpads are secure and do not have wi-fi access or a camera.

  • Launchpads are powered by an Android operating system and feature a 7-inch high definition touch screen, external speaker, universal audio jack, and a protective bumper.
  • One Launchpad can be checked out to a library card at a time for a 2 week lending period. Launchpads must be checked out and returned at the front desk with all of their accessories.

Early Literacy Classes with Miss Tami

Join us for creative movement, song, dance, fingerplays, and more. Parents will have the opportunity to engage one on one with their little one, meet other parents and give their child a chance to play with other.


  • Baby and Me (Babies ages Newborn to 24 mnths) at 10:45 a.m.


  • Toddler and Me (ages 2-5) starts at 9:30 or 11:30 a.m. 
  • Story Hour (ages 2-5) is at 10:30 a.m.

AWE Children Learning Computers

We have 2 AWE Computer located in out Story Hour House in the children section. Learn about the effectiveness of these computers click here.