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Knit 'n Yarn Knitters Monthly Meeting

Learn how to knit or get help with a project!

Monthly Meetings, Tuesday @ 6:00 p.m.

Aug 21     Sep 18     Oct 16     Nov 20     Dec 18

Also, every Monday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga with Cheryl Meadors

Good for beginners!

Every Thursday from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m.. Participation fee is $10.00 (cash only to instructor). 50% of the proceeds benefit the Bridgman Library.

Early Literacy Classes with Miss Tami

New Classes Begin September 10!

Monday.... Baby & Me (newborn to 2 yrs) @ 10:45 a.m.

Tuesday.... Toddler & Me (3 to 5 yrs) @ 9:30 OR 11:30 a.m.

                     Story Hour (3 to 5 yrs) @ 10:30

Registration Required

Job Opening - Circulation Clerk
The library is seeking an organized person with excellent customer service skills to join our team.  24-32 hours per week, some nights and weekends. $10 per hour.  Full job description is here.  Complete an application to apply.

Movie Monday

Join us for BONUS Movie Mondays @ 1 p.m. (No food will be served.)

August 20        Matilda

August 27        Flushed Away

Playaway Launchpad Tablets for Kids

  • Preloaded with high quality, ad-free apps that are both fun and educational.
  • Provides hours of interactive learning and play without exposure to unintended content or the need for a network connection or downloading. Launchpads are secure and do not have wi-fi access or a camera.

  • Launchpads are powered by an Android operating system and feature a 7-inch high definition touch screen, external speaker, universal audio jack, and a protective bumper.
  • Launchpads can be checked out for 2 weeks, and must be returned at the front desk with all of their accessories. One Launchpad per family.


  • 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

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, August 28th @ 9:00 a.m.

The library's front door is open 15 minutes prior to the meeting.

Meeting is open to the public.


Second Wednesday Book Club

On the second Wednesday of the month @ 6:00 p.m., join our friendly and interactive reading group lead by Rick Fuller.  Books are available for checkout one month before the meeting.  New members are always welcome!

August 8th - Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel