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Knit N Yarn
Thank you to the Heart of Cook for their generous donation to support Knit N Yarn group projects.
 
This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting or crocheting and fun. Knit N' Yarn meets every Monday and Thursday from 1 to 3 pm and the third Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. Donations of full or partial skeins of yarn are always welcome.
 @ 6 p.m.
Aug. 15          Sept. 19
Nov. 21           Dec. 19
Every Monday & Thursday @ 1-3 p.m.

Second Wednesday Book Club

Join our friendly and interactive reading group lead by Rick Fuller. Books are available for checkout one month before the meeting.  New members are always welcome.

Upcoming selections include:    

September-“Seabiscuit” by Laura Hillenbrand

October-“Wild” by Cheryl Strayed

November-“The Good Girl” by Mary Kubica

December-“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Foer


Cottage Law

Tuesday September 5 @ 6:30 p.m. Learn the best way to transfer you family cottage to your kids and grandchildren.


Technology Class-Privacy & Security

Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. Learn about basic privacy and security for the internet and cell phone. The class will cover password management, terms and conditions, and cell phone location settings. Space is limited, so please register at the front desk.


Nature Hike

Saturday, September 23 at 1 p.m. at Jens Jensen Nature Preserve

Join Casey Struecker from Chikaming Open Lands on a fun and easy guided hike through the preserve. Explore the forest and see how animals and plants get ready for the winter. Fun for the whole family!

Space is limited, so please register at the front desk.

download Trail Map

Address: Parkway Drive, sawyer mi

The Jens Jensen Preserve is a 23-acre tract of woodland located off Parkway Drive west of Red Arrow Highway and south of Holloway Drive in Sawyer.


Dementia Law

Tuesday, October 10 at 6:30 p.m. A dementia diagnosis can raise important legal and financial issues. Learn what families can do to plan for the future.


Basic Computer Class

Tuesdays, November 7,14,21,28 at 9:30 a.m. Janna and Ted will guide you through very basic computer skills. Logging in and out, printing, searching, and saving material will be covered. Space is limited, so please register at the front desk.


Holiday Sign

Tuesday, December 5 at 6 p.m. Deb and Denise will give you step by step instructions to create a painted wood sign, just in time for your holiday decorating. All materials will be supplied. Space is limited, so please register at the front desk.


Sleepy Hollow

Saturday, October 28 at 1:30 p.m. at Bridgman Performing Arts Center

Join us for a theatrical performance of Legend of Sleepy Hollow by GreatWorks Theatre Company on Saturday, October 28 at 1:30 pm at the Bridgman Performing Arts Center.  This goofy and spooky show is fun for all ages.  Free tickets will be available at the library and for students at Bridgman Public Schools.


Modern English, from the Printing Press to the Internet

Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. Learn how the English language changed when it was carried to the Americas and how technologies like the printing press and the Internet have transformed our language. Presented by our favorite vacationing professor, Scott Nokes, Ph.D., from Troy University


The Changing Great Lake Shoreline

July 19 at 6:30 p.m.at Weko Beach House, Natural Resource Specialist Gaye Blind of Prism Science & Technology will discuss water levels in the Great Lakes and the relationship between a changing climate and the effects on our beaches, our homes, our fisheries, and our lifestyles. Understand why erosion is important to beach replenishment, and how our efforts to stop erosion to protect our homes are hindering the process.


The 2017 Great America Eclipse

Tuesday, August 1 at 1:30 p.m.

Richard Bell will be presenting a program about the total solar eclipse that will happen on August 21, 2017. Richard will give the basics of a solar eclipse and how to view it safely. Everyone in the United States will be able to see 70% of the eclipse, but with the Eclipse Shades he has available will offer 100% visibility.


Diabetes PATH Workshop

July 19 - August 23 10:00-noon Wednesdays, Register at the front desk.

Diabetes Personal Actions towards health, 6 week workshop a 2 ½ hrs sessions, This Program is to help people learn the techniques and strategies they need for the day to day management of diabetes. This program is for Adults with diabetes, pre- diabetes or caregiver of someone with diabetes. Family members and friends are also encouraged to attend the workshop. http://www.areaagencyonaging.org/news-events/events/1376-path-programs 


Travel Talk

Tuesday, August 15 at 6:30 p.m.

Mike Kinney and Susan Johnston will share their experience vacationing in Galapagos Islands. Mike and Susan have lost of pictures to share and will leave time for Q&A at the end.


Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

Important things to remember:

1. When you print out a MAP pass, you have 7 days to use it.

2. Please note that if you choose to print your MAP pass on a library printer, you may be charged the regular fee that is assessed by the library for printing.

3. Copies of MAP passes will not be accepted at 

museums. Only passes printed from the MAP website can be redeemed at MAP destinations.

4. Prior to your visit, please call ahead or check the museum's website in order to verify hours of operation, etc.


Need Computer Help

Technology Support Avaiable Call 269-465-3663  or email ted@bridgmanlibrary.com  to make an appointment with Ted for a one-on-one tech session Tuesdays or Thursdays 2-4:00 

Appointments are an half-an-hour long and geared toward your specific needs and interests. (limit of 2 apts per month)


Tech Tip

Winter 2016

In your internet browser use the “Space Bar” to scroll down or “Shift+Space bar” to scroll up