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Public Notice - Finance Committee Meeting

Monday, October 22  @ 9:00 am. Finance Committee meeting the library's front door is open 15 minutes prior to the meeting. 

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.

Public Notice - Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, October 23rd @ 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

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

Halloween Party!

Wednesday, October 24th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Bring the kids for an evening of games, treats and fun. Watch Zendor the magician do tricks that defy belief. Come have a scary good time, if you dare! Costumes are encouraged!

Social Work Open House

Friday, November 9th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Social Workers in Rural and Small Libraries (SWiRSL) is a grant funded partnership between 7 libraries in the region. The goal is to connect patrons with information about services in their community and to develop collaborative relationships with local service agencies. Licensed social workers or social work interns from area universities will be available on a regular schedule or by appointment to provide face to face assistance and referrals.


Check out Activities/Events for our regularly scheduled programs. Knitting, Yoga, Book Club... there's something for everyone!


  • Michigan eLibrary

    MeL Databases, MeLCat (Inter-Library 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

The Happiest Millionaire

Tuesday, November 13th from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Brian Lightner will share the not-so-happy-tale of the "Happiest Millionaire", Walt Disney's final live-action project. The presentation will cover the making of the film and the impact his death during its production had on it, as well as the Walt Disney Company itself.

Food For Fines!

November 19th, 2018 through January 7th, 2019

The library will accept unopened and unexpired, non-perishable food, paper products and personal hygiene items in lieu of overdue fines. Be sure to bring your items to the front desk so staff can remove the fines from your record.

Paws With A Cause

Tuesday, November 27th from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

"Paws With A Cause" presenter, Allison Harper, will be here with her foster pup, Duffie, to share with us how service dogs are trained and what "Paws With A Cause" does for those in need of a service animal.