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Intro to Spanish Conversations

Monday, April 1st through May 20th, from 4:00 to 5:00 PM

Retired school teacher Ginny Burd will guide interested adults in a rudimentary Spanish language class. This free, 8 week class will cover basic, conversational Spanish. Register by phone or at the front desk.

Teen Story Contest Winners!
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Teen Story Contest.
1st Place - A Fight for Love by Kylie Ott
2nd Place - Some Bunny Loves You by Sophia Fenech
3rd Place - My Moment/We Will Never Be The Same by Angel Santiago

Spring Recital

Tuesday, April 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM

Please come and listen to some wonderful music played by adult students from our area. Spring is truly in the air, come and hear it!

Teen Advisory Board 

2019 TAB Meeting schedule.

April 13, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:00 PM

May 11, 2019 from 2:30 to 3:00 PM

Open to anyone in grades 5-12!


Mobile Hotspots Are Here!

  • Mobile Hotspots can provide unlimited internet access for up to 5 devices anywhere a mobile signal is available, and are equipped with internet content filtering software.
  • They are available for check out by any Bridgman, Lake Township, or Chikaming Township patron over 18 years old with no overdues or unpaid fines on their account.
  • They can be checked out for 14 days, with no renewals. One Mobile Hotspot checkout per household at a time, please.
  • Hotspots must be returned to a staff member at the circulation desk. DO NOT return in the dropbox. They must be kept in a temperature-controlled environment. DO NOT leave them in a car.
  • Patrons with overdue Hotspots will be fined $5.00 per day. If a Hotspot is more than 4 days overdue, service will be canceled and the patron charged for a replacement kit. The patron is responsible for costs associated with lost or damaged Hotspots and accessories.

Public Notice - Board of Trustees Meeting

Facilities Committee

Tuesday, March 20 @ 9:30 AM

The Library's front door is open 15 minutes prior to the meeting. Meeting is open to the public.

Check out Activities/Events for our regularly scheduled programs. Knitting, Yoga, Book Club... we have something for everyone!

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Check out the Community Calendar for local events by clicking the Community Calendar tab at the top of this page or search "Bridgman" on the LocalHop website   You can also download the LocalHop app at your favorite app store. 


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    MeL Databases, MeLCat (Inter-Library Loan), MeL Michigana, MeL Gateways

  • Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

    Print out your Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) and receive offers for enhanced access to parks, arts and cultural organizations in Michigan

Harding's Community Rewards

Sign up for Harding's Community Rewards program today and earn money for Bridgman Public Library while you shop! The program offers Harding's customers a better shopping experience while still making contributions to the organization of their choice.


Third Annual Fandom Fest

The Mendel Center

Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Fandom Fest is a pop-con with exhibitors, speakers, gaming, hobby/maker space and costume contests. Sponsored by 13 area libraries, Fandom Fest is Southwest Michigan's only free entry, all ages convention. For more information see our Facebook Page.

Follow us at BridgmanPublicLibrary on Facebook and @bridgman_library on Instagram.

Campfire Stu

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM

Author/Performer Mike Struwin will read and play songs from the Backwoods Jamboree. For ages 3 and up.

Pop-up Library @ RMS

First and third Tuesdays @ lunch time.

Library staff will visit F. C. Reed Middle School with a selection of materials for students to check out. Bring your library card!