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Custodian --Reliable person needed for general housekeeping position 10-15 hrs/wk, mornings.  Cleaning, mopping, vacuuming, etc. must pass a background check. Full job description.  
Page -- Responsible high school student (16+years) or graduate to shelf books and perform other clerical tasks 6-10 hrs/wk, evenings, some Saturdays.  Full job description.

Come Support A Building Bridgman Event
July 21-23

Participate in a fun, sand-tacular weekend called Building Bridgman.  The event will take place at Weko Beach and will raise money for a STEM Lab at F.C. Reed Middle School.  For more information and complete schedule of activities, go to

or check out their facebook page 

Diabetes PATH Workshop

July 19 - August 23 10:00-12:30 pm 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.

Cup Stacking with Jim

Thursday, July 27th at 11:00 a.m. Ages 12 and Under. Mr. Jim will teach a hands on program that builds your coordination, concentration, perseverance, and teamwork.

Meal In A Jar

Wednesday, July 26th at 1 p.m. Teens (Ages: 13-18). Register at the front desk. You will learn quick, easy and healthy-ish meals made inside a mason jar.

Yin Yoga with Cheryl Meadors - Good for beginners

Every Thursday 6-7:15 pm  Participation fee: $10 (cash only to instructor) 50% of proceeds benefit the Bridgman Library.

Early Literacy Programs

Mondays, Baby and Me (ages 1-2) at 10:45 a.m.

Tuesdays, Toddler and Me (ages 3-5) starts at 9:30 or 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays, Story Hour (ages 3-5) is at 10:30 a.m.

Evening Story Hour Wednesdays

June 7 – August 30 at 6:00 p.m. This summer we are excited to offer family story hour every Wednesday night! Join us in the Bridgman Public Library Story House for stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-5. 

2017 Great America Eclipse

Tuesday, August 1 at 1:30 p.m. The total solar eclipse will happen on August 21, 2017. Richard will give the basics of a solar eclipse and how to view it safely.

Garden Club - Ages 8-12

Every Tuesday at 1:00 pm at Garden or Community Room , Register at the front desk; Learn about organic gardening through hands on participation. Later in the season try some delicious recipes using veggies from your garden. June 20 - Aug 15

Summer Reading Programs

June 19 - July 29

Sign-Up Begins June 12th -17th, All Day.

Children and Teen Program:  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. Ages: 2-18

Adult Program:  Join the Adult Summer Reading Program and help us build a better library catalog with reviews written by you. To participate in the program, sign up at the front desk and review the books you check out. For every review you submit, you will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle or a Tapistry Brewing Company gift certificate. 

Movie Monday : Inside Out

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

Library Joint Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, July 25 @ 8:30 am

The library's front door is open 15 minutes prior to the meeting.  Meeting is open to public.


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