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COVID-19 Information and Response
To Our Library Community:

First and foremost, we want you to be safe, and well-informed.

In accordance with orders from the Governor's office and the advice of medical professionals, the Bridgman Public Library will be closed to the public until April 13. For up-to-date information from the Governor's Office and to see its recomendations, please click here. Yes, this is the bad news, but...

We at BPL want to help during the closing and Stay Sheltered order

We are extending loan periods to prevent overdues, including MelCat materials. Please continue to read, watch, play any materials you currently have checked out...even wifi hotspots and items from our Library of Things collection (e.g. ukuleles).

For up-to-date local to internationa information about COVID-19, see these links:

While we realize this is a hardship, we value, above all else, the health and well-being of our community. All of our decisions center on those values, and we look forward to serving you as fully and responsibly as we can. Since we will not be answering our phones...Please contact us via email, our Facebook page, or through our Instagram page. We want to hear from you!

This situation is still changing rapidly. Please check our website, Facebook page, and Instagram site for up-to-date information.

Sincerely,

The Bridgman Public Library Staff and Board of Trustees


Library of Things

The Library is pleased to announce that we are now offering a library of things. In addition to wifi hotspots and launchpads, you will now be able to check out record players, metal detectors, chromebooks, and a sewing machine from the library. Stop in and check it out today!


Follow us at BridgmanPublicLibrary on Facebook and @bridgman_library on Instagram.


Check out Activities/Events for our regularly scheduled programs. Knitting, Yoga, Book Club... we have something for everyone!


Community Calendar Powered by LocalHop
 
Check out the Community Calendar for local events by clicking the Community Calendar tab at the top of this page or search "Bridgman" on the LocalHop website getlocalhop.com.   You can also download the LocalHop app at your favorite app store. 
 

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  • Michigan eLibrary

    MeL Databases, MeLCat (Interlibrary Loan), MeL Michigana, MeL Gateways

  • Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

    Print out your Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) and receive offers for enhanced access to parks, arts and cultural organizations in Michigan


Can't come to the library for fun programs and activities?
We have great ideas for things to do from home!

Access our BPL's digital resources

Overdrive: download and read or listen to e-books and e-audiobooks click here to get the app. You may prefer the NEW Overdrive app called Libby. Click here to download it!

Hoopla: download and read e-books and graphic novels, listen to e-audiobooks, and watch TV episodes and movies. Click here to get the app. NOTICE: Now check out up to 8 items every month in Hoopla!  Read more, watch more, play more!


Michigan Tax Forms are Here!

Michigan Tax Forms are available now at the library! Come in and pick them up today. Tax forms can be found 


Follow us at BridgmanPublicLibrary on Facebook and @bridgman_library on Instagram

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel

 


Pawsitive reading with ZuZu

“Pawsitive Reading” is back with Zuzu the dog. Zuzu is a licensed therapy dog, and she is licensed through Therapy Dogs International.  Elementary aged children may sign up for a session to read to Zuzu, each session will be 15 min. long.

Sessions with ZuZu are the second Tuesday of every month.


Harding's Community Rewards

Sign up for Harding's Community Rewards program today and earn money for Bridgman Public Library while you shop! The program offers Harding's customers a better shopping experience while still making contributions to the organization of their choice.

 


Yin Yoga with Cheryl Meadors

Every Thursday from 6:00 to 7:15 PM

Good for beginners!  Participation fee is $10.00 (cash only to instructor).  50% of the proceeds benefit the Bridgman Library.