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Teen Story Contest

Sponsored by the Friends of Bridgman Public Library.

The Teen Story Contest returns for its third year. This year's theme is Love, whatever form love takes in your life or writing. The contest is open to students in grades 7-12 in Bridgman, Lake Township, and Chikaming Township. Stories may be in any genre, and submissions (which must adhere to contest guidelines) will be accepted from February 1 to February 28th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

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Wearable Art Workshop: Craft Foam Food

Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Make your favorite foods out of craft foam and wear them home! For grades 3 and up.

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.

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. 

Public Notice - Facilities Committee Meeting

Monday, January 21, 2019 @ 4:00 p.m.

The Facilities Committee will meet. The meeting is open to the public. 



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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.


Winter Reading Bingo For Kids

December 22, 2018 through February 9, 2019.

Can you fill your card before the snow melts? Win free books and more! For ages 2 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!

Public Notice - Finance Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 17th @ 10:30 a.m.

The Finance Committee will meet. The meeting is open to the public.