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In accordance with the Michigan Open Meetings Act:

The Bridgman Public Library Board of Trustees hereby gives notice of :

Special Board Meeting

Monday July 6, 2020; 9am

This meeting will be held electronically

Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-75, this meeting is being held electronically. The public may participate using the Zoom link below, or by dialing 312-626-6799 and entering

Meeting ID = 829 8689 0279

Persons with disabilities may participate by phone as described above. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services in order to attend electronically should contact Dennis Kreps, Library Director, prior to the start of the meeting.

Dennis Kreps

Dennis Kreps is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Special Board Meeting
Time: Jul 6, 2020 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 829 8689 0279
Password: 902840

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Meeting ID: 829 8689 0279


Curbside Service Available June 19

Thank you, Bridgman Public Library community, for your patience and support during these pandemic times. We very much look forward to seeing you...even if from a distance!

BPL will begin Curbside Service hours starting Friday, June 19th, at 10am. Our weekly Curbside Service hours will be:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am-3pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 2-7pm
  • Satuday 10am-2pm

For more details, click HERE

Don't forget that our wifi is always available 24/7.   We love seeing people in 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 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!


The Bridgman Public Library Staff and Board of Trustees

Track your reading online this summer!

Click here to participate in the youth (age 2-17) program.

More details here on the children's page.

NOTE: If you have more than one family member, you can link accounts by clicking the "Enter Family Management Portal" button. This allows you to add, register, and manage your whole family's accounts in one place. Each child will need an account, but you can easily log in to each account without entering each username and password again.

More activity ideas are on the Children's Page and Teen Page. New content is coming soon!

Click here to participate in the adult (18+) program.



Just for teens entering grades 6-12! A statewide online scavenger hunt July 1-30. Virtual fun and real prizes! Click the logo for more info.

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   You can also download the LocalHop app at your favorite app store. 


  • 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.

    Check for changed or limited opening hours before you go.

  • Join us for Yoga with Cheryl via Zoom!

    Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm

    Led by certified yoga instructor Cheryl Meadors, this class is suitable for beginner or intermediate students. 

    Zoom link:

    Google meet link:

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

Access 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.