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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 the extension of the Governor's orders and the advice of medical professionals, the Bridgman Public Library will be closed to the public until further notice. 

This is a rapidly changing situation, and we are certainly looking for creative ways to provide service while we remain closed.

Remember...

...our wifi is running 24/7! Maintain proper social distancing, and access the Internet from our parking lot.

...we are renewing your library cards and materials. Just let us know if you need help getting updated or getting a library card!

...check out our online storytimes on the Library's Youtube channel

...you now have double the monthly checkouts in Hoopla

For up-to-date information from the Governor's Office and to see its recomendations, please click here.

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

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!

Sincerely,

The Bridgman Public Library Staff and Board of Trustees


Online Story Time

Join Ms. Amy as she reads one of her favorite books to us, Llama Llama Mad at Mama! Follow our social media, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube for more of our online story times! Happy Reading and stay safe!


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


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. 
 

Google

  • 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


  • Broadcast live via Zoom
    June 9 at 7:00 p.m. EST
     
     Al Capone and The 1933 World's Fair: The End of the Gangster Era in Chicgo is a historical look at Chicago during the Great Depression.  Hear the exciting and sprawling history behind The 1933 World's Fair as Hazelgrove reveals the story of the six millionaire businessmen, dubbed The Secret Six, who beat Al Capone at his own game. It's the story about a city fighting for survival in the darkest of times and a shining light of hope called A Century of Progress.
     
     
    Virtual Author Presentation
    Al Capone and The 1933
    World's Fair
     

    by Author

    William E. Hazelgrove
     
     
     
     

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!


Community-Wide Garage Sale

Friday, September 11th and Saturday, September 12th

Maps will be available outside the library at 8 a.m. on Friday.

 

 


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.