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2nd Annual Teen Story Contest
Congratulations our winners. This year teens were asked to write a story on the theme of friendship. Prizes provided by our co-sponsor Friends of Bridgman Public Library.
1st Place Midnight Conversations by Breanne Blackwell -- $300
2nd Place New Friends by Jonah Stanage -- $200
3rd Place Fused By the Arm by Jericho Ashby -- $100

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Bridgman Public Library

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Job opening -- Page
The library is seeking a detail-oriented person to shelf books.  6-9 hours per week. $9.25 per hour.  Perfect job for a student or mom.  Complete job posting is here.  Position is open until filled.  Apply in person or email completed application to

Board Meeting of Trustees, Tuesday, Dec. 19th @ 8:30 am

The library's front door is open 15 minutes prior to the meeting.  

Meeting is open to public.

Chill Out & Read Children’s Winter Reading Program

January 1-February 17 For ages 2-18

 Add a snowball to our igloo everytime you read a book and get a chance to win a prize.  Registration begins December 26.

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 Mrs Tami

Mondays, Baby and Me (newborn-2) at 10:45 a.m.

Tuesdays, Toddler and Me (ages 3-5) starts at 9:30 or 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays, Story Hour (ages 3-5) is at 10:30 a.m.

Registration at the Front Desk, Sept-Dec 

Puppies And Pages

Every Wednesday October 4-December 27th  Puppies and Pages is a reading program for children who enjoy practicing reading and dogs. The child will practice reading skills in a comfortable environment to a certified service dog.  Call the library 465-3663 to make an appointment

Knit 'n Yarn knitters Monthly Meeting

Learn How to Knit or Get Help with a Project!

Monthly Meetings - Tuesday Evenings @ 6 pm

Nov. 21     Dec. 19     Jan. 16     Feb. 20     Mar. 20     Apr. 17     May. 15     Jun. 19     Jul.17     Aug. 21     Sept. 18     Oct. 16     Nov. 20     Dec. 18

Also every Monday & Thursday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Yin Yoga

Every Thursday 6-7:15 pm  $10 cash only - Class good for all levels - Beginners welcome!  

Half of proceeds benefit the Bridgman Library


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