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Wednesday, May 23, 2018


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Native Plant Presentation


Location:  Community Room
Contact:   / 269-465-3663 /
Description:  

Wednesday, May 23  2-4 pm

Plant Sale 4-7 pm

following the Program

Learn from an expert about planting native plants and how to incorporate them into your landscape.

 

Following the presentation, there will be a sale of Native Plants in the side parking lot of the library. Plants that have been pre-ordered may be picked up at this time.


Orders are recommended and are now being taken until Friday, May 4th    Pick up an order form at the library or online at     www.berriencd.org

 

Bridgman Public Library

4460 Lake Street Bridgman, MI

www.bridgmanlibrary.com 269-465-3663






Thursday, June 7, 2018


6:30 PM -     Disc Golf 101


Location:  10801 Gast Rd, Bridgman, MI 49106
Contact:  Gretchen / 269-465-3663 / gretchen@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Every Thurs. in June @6:30 pm

Play disc golf every Thursday in June, 6:30 pm at the Lake Township Park.  No experience necessary.  Program open to all ages.  Come to one session or come to them all.  Each session will start with an explanation of the rules.  Discs available for sale for $7. 






Saturday, June 9, 2018


11:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Fandom Fest


Location:  Mendel Center Grand Upton Hall Benton Harbor
Contact:  Gretchen / 269-465-3663 / gretchen@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

The Second Annual Library Sponsored Pop-Con

Free Admission

Vendors, presentations, maker spaces, book signings, and more!

Hosted by 13 of Southwest Michigan's Local Libraries. Sponsored by Lake Michigan College, Meijer, United Federal Credit Union, Writer's Bloc, Horizen Bank

 






Wednesday, June 13, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Second Wednesday Book Club


Location:  Community Room
Contact:   / /
Description:  

2rd Wednesday of the month, 6:00 p.m. Join our friendly and interactive reading group lead by Rick Fuller. Books are available for checkout one month before the meeting.  New members are always welcome.

June 13 "Hillbilly Elegy" by J. D. Vance






Thursday, June 14, 2018


6:30 PM -     Disc Golf 101


Location:  10801 Gast Rd, Bridgman, MI 49106
Contact:  Gretchen / 269-465-3663 / gretchen@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Every Thurs. in June @6:30 pm

Play disc golf every Thursday in June, 6:30 pm at the Lake Township Park.  No experience necessary.  Program open to all ages.  Come to one session or come to them all.  Each session will start with an explanation of the rules.  Discs available for sale for $7. 






Monday, June 18, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Movie Monday - Moana


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Join us for movies every Monday in the Community Room. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

June 18           Moana 107 min        

June 25           Ferdinand 108 min

July 2              Coco 105 min

July 9              Despicable Me 3 90 min

July 16            Wonder  113 min

July 23            Boss Baby 97 min






Wednesday, June 20, 2018


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Movie Singalong Night (TSRP)


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Movie Singalong Night

Wednesday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Vote for your favorites. Refreshments provided.

Registration required 






Thursday, June 21, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Juggling for Success


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 2694653663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

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

 

Lunch after program




6:30 PM -     Disc Golf 101


Location:  10801 Gast Rd, Bridgman, MI 49106
Contact:  Gretchen / 269-465-3663 / gretchen@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Every Thurs. in June @6:30 pm

Play disc golf every Thursday in June, 6:30 pm at the Lake Township Park.  No experience necessary.  Program open to all ages.  Come to one session or come to them all.  Each session will start with an explanation of the rules.  Discs available for sale for $7. 






Friday, June 22, 2018


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Rocking at the Library Service Opportunity


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Friday, June 22, at 3:00 pm 

Refinish and decorate a wooden rocking chair for use in the library.

We’ll plan out the project steps at our first meeting. Registration required.






Monday, June 25, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Movie Monday - Ferdinand


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Join us for movies every Monday in the Community Room. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

June 25           Ferdinand 108 min

July 2              Coco 105 min

July 9              Despicable Me 3 90 min

July 16            Wonder  113 min

July 23            Boss Baby 97 min






Wednesday, June 27, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:45 PM    Makerspace Cooking: Juicy Edible Gelatin Dots


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Learn to make fruit-flavored “caviar” gel dots. Taste your creations over vanilla ice cream. Registration Required 






Thursday, June 28, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Keep on Moving with Binder Park Zoo


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 2694653663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

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.




6:30 PM -     Disc Golf 101


Location:  10801 Gast Rd, Bridgman, MI 49106
Contact:  Gretchen / 269-465-3663 / gretchen@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Every Thurs. in June @6:30 pm

Play disc golf every Thursday in June, 6:30 pm at the Lake Township Park.  No experience necessary.  Program open to all ages.  Come to one session or come to them all.  Each session will start with an explanation of the rules.  Discs available for sale for $7. 






Saturday, June 30, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Dinosaur Day with Paleo Joe


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

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.






Monday, July 2, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Movie Monday - Coco


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Join us for movies every Monday in the Community Room. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

July 2              Coco 105 min

July 9              Despicable Me 3 90 min

July 16            Wonder  113 min

July 23            Boss Baby 97 min






Thursday, July 5, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Bubble Day


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 2694653663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

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.

 

Lunch will be served after program. 






Friday, July 6, 2018


11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Build Day for Wagon Floats


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 2694653663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Registration open June 18-July 11

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!

 

Optional build session Friday, July 6

Build Day for Wagon Floats

Friday, July 6 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Work on your float at the library! We will have cardboard and decorative supplies to share.

 

Saturday, July 14 at 10 a.m.

Meet at the Bridgman High School parking lot with your wagon floats.

After the parade, cool down with a popsicle behind the library on Toth St. All ages.






Monday, July 9, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Movie Monday - Despicable Me 3


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Join us for movies every Monday in the Community Room. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

July 9              Despicable Me 3 90 min

July 16            Wonder  113 min

July 23            Boss Baby 97 min






Thursday, July 12, 2018


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Under the Big top with Curious Kids Museum


Location:  downtown - Under the Big Top/ Bridgman
Contact:  Eden / 2694653663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Have fun with the Curious Kids Museum under the tent in downtown Bridgman.






Saturday, July 14, 2018


10:00 AM -     walk your wagon float in the Bridgman Days parade


Location:  Meet at the Bridgman High School parking lot
Contact:  Eden / 2694653663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Saturday, July 14 at 10 a.m.

Meet at the Bridgman High School parking lot with your wagon floats.

After the parade, cool down with a popsicle behind the library on Toth St. All ages.

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!




1:30 PM - 1:30 PM    Scavenger Hunt!


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Team up with at least one pal and explore Bridgman in ways you never thought possible! Meet at the library for instructions. Celebrate afterwards with an ice cream bar.

Groups may be assigned at the library’s discretion.






Monday, July 16, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Movie Monday - Wonder


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Join us for movies every Monday in the Community Room. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

July 16            Wonder  113 min

July 23            Boss Baby 97 min






Thursday, July 19, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Instrument Petting Zoo with the Citadel


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 2694653663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

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






Friday, July 20, 2018


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Makerspace Craft: DIY Dry-Erase Board


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Create a custom noteboard to keep yourself organized.






Monday, July 23, 2018


12:30 PM - 2:30 PM    Movie Monday - Boss Baby


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Join us for movies every Monday in the Community Room. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

July 23            Boss Baby 97 min






Wednesday, July 25, 2018


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    T.A.B. Meeting (Teen Advisory Board)


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Cassandra / 269-465-3663 / cassandra@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Are you a teen? Do you want to make a difference in the library and the community? Then join us at the Bridgman Public Library for the teen advisory meeting T.A.B. stands for Teen Advisory Board.  




8:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Micro Drone Racing


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Ted / 269-465-3663 / ted@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Calling all owners of micro-drones! The library at closing time on Wednesday, July 25.   You can practice your flying skills by navigating a timed course that runs through, around, and over the stacks.  We promise it will be as much fun as you can have in the library after hours without a book!
Micro Drone Racing Wednesday, July 25 at 8:00 p.m.

Bring your Tiny Whoop or micro drone (with prop guards) to the library for after-hours FPV racing and obstacle course.






Thursday, July 26, 2018


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Secrets of Music


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Eden / 2694653663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

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






Monday, September 17, 2018


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Community Garden Potluck Dinner


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Ted / 269-465-3663 / ted@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Community Garden Potluck Dinner on Monday Sept. 17 at 6pm. Gardeners, celebrate the end of another great season with the annual garden potluck dinner. Bring a dish to pass. If you want to keep your plot for another season, you can reserve it at the potluck.

 





Wednesday, October 17, 2018


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM    T.A.B. Meeting (Teen Advisory Board)


Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Cassandra / 269-465-3663 / cassandra@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

Are you a teen? Do you want to make a difference in the library and the community? Then join us at the Bridgman Public Library for the teen advisory meeting T.A.B. stands for Teen Advisory Board.  






Sunday, June 1, 9873


9:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Toddler & Me 9:30


Location:  Community Room
Contact:   / 269-465-3663 /
Description:  

Parents guide their toddlers through the joys of toddlerhood with creative movement, songs, dance, fingerplays and more.