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Early Literacy Classes with Miss Tami

Join us for creative movement, song, dance, fingerplays, and more. Parents will have the opportunity to engage one on one with their little one, meet other parents and give their child a chance to play with other.

Monday

  • Baby and Me (Babies ages Newborn to 24 mnths) at 10:45 a.m.

Tuesdays 

  • Toddler and Me (ages 2-5) starts at 9:30 or 11:30 a.m. 
  • Story Hour (ages 2-5) is at 10:30 a.m.

 

Will Begin again September 11th


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.


Reading BEE-lievers

An after school program Teacher Referral ONLY Bridgman Elementary School. 
Parents are expected to pick up their children promptly after the program.


Dinosaur Day with Paleo Joe

Saturday, February 10th @ 1pm Author, Storyteller,, and Paleontologist Paleo Joe introduces animals, plants and creatures that have been extinct for millions of years. He will bring dinosaurs to life with a T-rex tooth, velociraptor skull. And a variety of Amazing fossils. Don’t miss out on this exciting adventure. For ages 5 and Up.


Coastline Childrens Film Festival

March 9 - March 18, 2018 

10 days of award-winning features, documentaries, and shorts at several screening locations along with hands-on workshops and a young filmmakers competition

 

Silent Film Challenge Submission Guidlines

Filmmaking Resources 

Kid Flix 1 Film Descriptions

Kid Flix 2 Film Descriptions


Puppies And Pages

October 4-December 27th  Call the library 465-3663 to make an appointment with our reading service dog please  Appointments begin at every Wednesday avaliabliy subject to change 5:00, 5:15, 5:30, or 5:50 p.m.  

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. 


Stop Motion for Beginners

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Grade 2-8

Learn how to create a short stop motion movie. During this two hour program, you will create a story, make a set and film your story frame by frame.  You'll need a google device and a google account to download the app. All films will be shown on the Bridgman Library's Youtube Channel.


AWE Children Learning Computers

We have 2 AWE Computer located in out Story Hour House in the children section. Learn about the effectiveness of these computers click here.