The Joint Board of Directors will be discussing Internet filtering at its next regular board meeting on Tuesday, Februrary 28 at 8:30 am. Interested members of the public are encouraged to attend. All meetings of the Library Board are open to the public. The library front doors will open at 8:15 am the day of the meeting.
Library Board Meeting
Tuesday Feb. 28 @ 8:30 am.
The library's front door is open 15 minutes prior to the meeting. Meeting is open to public.
Spring Newsletter has just arrived!
Read about all the events and programs that will be taking place from March through May at the library.
Pick up a copy when checking out library material or read an electronic copy by going to the event tab and click on newsletters.
See you around the library!
A Problem with Hoarding and Clutter
Saturday March 4 @ 11:00 am
We are welcoming Terrence Daryl Shulman to speak about hoarding and clutter
Princess Elsa Party
Saturday. March 11th at 1:00 p.m. Grades K-5 Register at the front desk.
Dress in your best Princess or Prince costume and join Princess Elsa for song, snacks, and crafts.
Fractured Fairy Tales
Saturday, March 25 at 1:30 p.m. @ Bridgman High School
Meet us at the Bridgman High School’ s Performing Arts Center for a matinee performance of Fractured Fairy Tales by GreatWorks Theatre Company of Chicago. Kids ages 4-11 will enjoy this humorous look at Cinderella, the Tortoise and the Hare, Jack and the Beanstalk, and other tales. Don’t miss this special event for families brought to you in partnership by the library and Bridgman Public Schools and sponsored by Harvey and Virginia Kimmel. Tickets available at the Bridgman Public Library and for students at Bridgman Public Schools beginning in March.
Saturday, April 1, 11-5 pm @ Lake Michigan College Mendel Center
Calling all geeks, nerds, and fans of nerdy, geeky culture. BPL and other area libraries are hosting Fandom Fest at the Mendel. This “comic-con” style event will host artists, exhibitors, a gaming space, maker activities, a LARPing demo, costume contests, and more. Don’t miss out on this unique, free event. Fandom Fest will appeal mostly to adults and teens, families with younger children are encouraged to attend during 11-1 pm which is family fun time.
Early Literacy Programs
Mondays, Baby and Me (ages 1-2) at 10:45 am.
Tuesdays, Toddler and Me (ages 3-5) starts at 9:30 or 11:30 am.
Tuesdays, Story Hour (ages 3-5) is at 10:30 am.
Coastline Children's Film Festival
March 10 - March 19, 2017
10 days of award-winning features, documentaries, and shorts at several screening locations along with hands-on workshops and a young filmmakers competition
Presented in collaboration with Krasl Art Center
Bridgman Public Library 2017
Mar 11 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Film - The Stolen Airship 1967 Czech with subtitles
Mar 14 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Film - How I Came to Hate Math France with subtitles
Mar 15 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Film - Metro 2015 Columbia Spanish with Subtitles
Mar 18 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Film Final best of the best
Board Game Afternoon
Every Friday 2:30-4:30 If you like Kings of Tokyo, Settlers of Catan, and Ticket to Ride, or classic games like Monopoly, this is the group for you! Come join in the fun!
Teens and Adults only please.
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.
T.A.B Meeting (Teen Advisory Board)
Wednesday March 8 @ 3:30 - 4:30 pm. Are you a teen? Do you want to make a difference in the library and the community? Then come and join us at the Bridgman Public Library for the Teen Advisory Meeting