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Fandom Fest Coloring Contest

Attention Fandom Fest lovers! Add your own artistic spin to the Fandom Fest dragon and you could win a prize! Enter our coloring contest at the Bridgman Public Library from February 1 to February 28, 2019.

Turn in your completed sheet to the Circulation Desk at Bridgman Public Library. All entries must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, February 28th.  Sheets are available at the library in the children's and teen areas. Ribbons will be awarded to the top 4 entrants. The top winner will also receive a prize. One (1) entry per person. All entries and submissions become the property of the Library and will not be returned. Winners will be notified by phone or email. Winning entries may be displayed at Fandom Fest on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

Teen Story Contest

Sponsored by the Friends of Bridgman Public Library.

The Teen Story Contest returns for its third year. This year's theme is Love, whatever form love takes in your life or writing. The contest is open to students in grades 7-12 in Bridgman, Lake Township, and Chikaming Township. Stories may be in any genre, and submissions (which must adhere to contest guidelines) will be accepted from February 1 to February 28th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Here are instructions on how to save your Google Doc as a PDF:

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Latino Stories on Stage

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Bridgman Schools Performing Arts Center

Join us for a theatrical performance of myths and stories from Latin America by Magical Rain Theaterworks. Hear the world's shortest ghost story, see a dance demonstration of the giant masks used in Costa Rican festivals, and more. Free tickets are available at the Bridgman Library and Bridgman Public Schools. This program was made possible by a grant from the Virginia and Harvey Kimmel Arts Education Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation.

Mobile Hotspots Are Here!

  • Mobile Hotspots can provide unlimited internet access for up to 5 devices anywhere a mobile signal is available, and are equipped with internet content filtering software.
  • They are available for check out by any Bridgman, Lake Township, or Chikaming Township patron over 18 years old with no overdues or unpaid fines on their account.
  • They can be checked out for 14 days, with no renewals. One Mobile Hotspot checkout per household at a time, please.
  • Hotspots must be returned to a staff member at the circulation desk. DO NOT return in the dropbox. They must be kept in a temperature-controlled environment. DO NOT leave them in a car.
  • Patrons with overdue Hotspots will be fined $5.00 per day. If a Hotspot is more than 4 days overdue, service will be canceled and the patron charged for a replacement kit. The patron is responsible for costs associated with lost or damaged Hotspots and accessories.

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

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Minecraft Friday

Friday, February 22, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Bring your own electronic device and Minecraft game to play each other and compete in building contest. Pizza will be served. Deadline to register is February 19, 2019.


Pop-up Library @ RMS

First and third Tuesdays @ lunch time.

Library staff will visit F. C. Reed Middle School with a selection of materials for students to check out. Bring your library card!

Silverware Wind Chime

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Create a one of a kind wind chime using silverware and beads. All materials will be supplied. Registration is required.