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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.


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


  • 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.


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.

Kids report once a week, rite title of book read and their Frist Name on a snowball - each titile gets a snowball. They will put the snowball or balls on the cardboard igloo on the story hour hose.  They fill out only one drawing slip when they report.  Drawing for ages 2-13 and 13-18 will be done at the end of the program.  

Puppies And Pages

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. 

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.

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.

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

Filmmaking Resources

Young Filmmakers Competition Entry Form


The Films listing

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.