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Early Literacy Programs

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.


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


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


Will continue throught Summer 2017

Royal Tea

Saturday, April 29 at 1:00 pm, Grads 2-8, Register at the front desk 

Come join Bridgman Royalty for tea. Dress in your best princess or prince outfit and enjoy a story, snacks, and craft. 

Summer Reading Sign Up 2017

June 12th -17th, All Day

Ages: 2-18

Sign up for the Library’s Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is ‘Build a Better World’. You can ‘Build a Better World’ through reading and participating in library activities.

UpComing Summer Reading Programs

Garden Club - Every Tuesday

June 20 - Aug 15 at 1:00- 2:00 pm at Garden or Community Room Ages 8-12 Learn about organic gardening through hands on participation. Later in the season try some delicious recipes using veggies from your garden

Movie Monday : The Lorax 

Monday June 19 @ 1:00pm; PG  1 hr 35 min *Lunch Provided before movie 12:30 

John Dudley: Magician

Thursday, June 22 at 11 a.m. Ages: 12 and Under, register at the front desk. Come and enjoy this fun, interactive magic show by John Dudley. He will teach you the importance of reading through the use of magic.

Movie Monday : Zootopea

Monday June 26 @ 1:00pm; PG 1 hr 48 min *Lunch Provided before movie 12:30

Sand Pirate

Thursday, June 29 at 11 a.m. Grade: 1-8. register at the front desk. Join the Sandpirate down at Weko Beach to learn how to build a fantastic sand Castle. Please be prepared to be in the sun and to get sandy. 

Movie Monday : The BFG

Monday July 3 @ 1:00pm; PG 1 hr 57 min *Lunch Provided before movie 12:30 ?

Curious Kind under the Big Top

Thursday June July 6th at 1 p.m. Grades: k-12, Explore and have fun with Curious Kids under the tent downtown Bridgman.

Sidewalk Chalk

Friday, July 7 at 1 p.m. Ages: 12 and Under, Bring your creativity! Help decorate the library sidewalks to Celebrate Bridgman Days!

Parade: Wagon Floats

Saturday, July 8th at 10:00 a.m. All Ages, Meet at the Bridgman High School Parking Lot with your wagon floats. Before the Parade begins we will hand out ribbon and award so you can show off during the parade.

Movie Monday : Pete's Dragon (2016)

Monday July 10 @ 1:00pm; PG 1 hr 43 min *Lunch Provided before movie 12:30 ?

Sarett Nature Center

Thursday July 13th at 11 a.m. Ages: 12 and under

This live animal show will discuss local animals and their habitats. Join us and learn how you can help conserve their homes.

Movie Monday : Trolls

Monday July 17 @ 1:00pm; PG 1 hr 33 min *Lunch Provided before movie 12:30


Thursday, July 20th at 11 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.

Ages: 12 and Under.  Register at the front desk.

Explore the sky from the comfort and security of the Bridgman Public Library in a portable inflatable planetarium. One showing will be at 11a.m. and another at 11:30 a.m.. There is limited space so please register at the front desk.

Movie Monday : Inside Out

Monday July 24 @ 1:00pm; PG 1 hr 42 min *Lunch Provided before movie 12:30

Cup Stacking with Jim

Thursday, July 27th at 11 a.m. Ages 12 and Under. Register at the front desk. Closing out the Bridgman Public Library Summer Reading Program with Mr. Jim will teach a hands on program that builds your coordination, concentration, perseverance, and teamwork. 

Star Wars vs Star Trek

Thursday May 4th @ 3:30-4:30 Register at the front desk, Grades 3-8

May the force be with you or Live long and prosper? You will decide!! Through competition only one side can come out the winner. Be prepared to be a Jedi or join the Federation Costumes are encouraged.  

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.