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Spring Fling Dance

Saturday, May 6, 7-9:00 pm @ Weko Beach House

Move to the music of Jan Trapani’s five piece band, Past Time, and raise money for the library.  Tickets are on sale at the library. 

Declutter Your Digital Footprint

Wednesday, May 3 at 6:30 pm Register at the front desk 

After using your computer for any amount of time, the space on your hard drive starts filling up. Learn how to clear up your digital footprint and hard drive. Bring your computer.

Wildflower Walk

Saturday, April 22, @ 10:00 - noon No registration is required.

Learn more about the beautiful flowers that grace our wooded dunes in springtime with guide Brad Anderson. Participants should be prepared for a hike of medium difficulty. Meet at the Weko Beach House.  Wear confortable shoes. 

Scanning your old photos
at the library

Tuesday June 6 @ 9:30 am (library will be open early for this program only)

Creating and managing digital copies of your photos scn to flash drive or email from our printer/scanner/copier. Lets share these memories with others during the upcomming holiday. Limit of 4 people

Following the Barn Quilt Trail Author Visit

Wednesday May 7 @ 6:30 pm,

Author of Following the Barn Quilt Trail by Suzi Parron will be speaking about the abundant barn quilts in Michigan as well as Northern Indiana. We will also see slides about the Barn Quilt Trail. Read more at Suzi website

Diaper Drive

Bridgman Public Library is participating in Berrien County Diaper Drive to help collect 25,000 diapers for babies in need.  March 13th — April 21st, read more about it here.  

Every Week at the Library

Yoga with Cheryl Meadors

Appropriate for any level. Slow flow to strengthen and connect movement to breathing. Along with twists, folds, and bends to improve flexibility.

Every Thursday 6-7:15 pm  Participation fee: $10 (cash only to instructor) 50% of proceeds benefit the Bridgman Library.

Cardio Drumming

This program is coming to an end here at the end of the month of March.  She is going to be doing it at a local Church in their basement.  Not sure which days yet.  More of that info to follow, when i have it.  Not sure if there will be a cost, if there is it will be minimum.  Less than $5 each 

Every Monday @ 6:30 pm - Bring your own Ball, Bucket, Drum Sticks, & water!  Class meets in Community Room left off the front lobby.  Cardio Drumming combines traditional aerobics with drumming to the beat of popular songs.  Improve your heart health, energy levels, and overall wellness with this free fitness program, led by Karen Zielke of Nutri-Zone.

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

Important things to remember:

1. When you print out a MAP pass, you have 7 days to use it.

2. Please note that if you choose to print your MAP pass on a library printer, you may be charged the regular fee that is assessed by the library for printing.

3. Copies of MAP passes will not be accepted at 

museums. Only passes printed from the MAP website can be redeemed at MAP destinations.

4. Prior to your visit, please call ahead or check the museum's website in order to verify hours of operation, etc.

Second Wednesday Book Club

The club will meet at the library the second Wednesday of every month at 6-8:00 pm.  The club is open to men and women of all ages.  Copies of the book will be available at the library for checkout.

Jan 11 -- Between Silk and Cyanide A codemaker's war 1941-1945 by Leo Marks.

Feb 8 - The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy

Mar 8 – Stolen Postcards – Jan Ackerson.  Special event with a local author at a local pub. Stolen Postcards is a collection of 365 vignettes on 365 different characters, one for each day of the year.  Books available for sale at the library.  Meet at "The Tapistry", a local pub.

Apr 12– The Last Resort: A Memoir of Mystery and Mayhem on a Family Farm in Africa – Douglas Rogers. 

May 10 – A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman. 

Knit N Yarn
Thank you to the Heart of Cook for their generous donation to support Knit N Yarn group projects.
This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting or crocheting and fun. Knit N' Yarn meets every Monday and Thursday from 1 to 3 pm and the third Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. Donations of full or partial skeins of yarn are always welcome.
 @ 6pm
Apr. 18  Celerbrating 10 years Knit 'n Yarn
May. 16
Jun. 20            Jul. 18
Aug. 15          Sept. 19
Nov. 21           Dec. 19
Every Monday & Thursday @ 1-3pm

Need Computer Help

Call in and Make an appointment with Ted for a one-on-one tech session Tuesdays or Thursdays 2-4:00 

Appointments are an half-an-hour long and geared toward your specific needs and interests.

Tech Tip

Winter 2016

In your internet browser use the “Space Bar” to scroll down or “Shift+Space bar” to scroll up