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Public Notice - Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, September 25th @ 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.

Cyber Security: What, Why & Elections, Power Grid, Etc.

Tuesday, September 25 @ 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Retired Associate Professor, Charlie Olszewski will be here to discuss what cyber security is, how we can be hacked, how to protect ourselves and make our elections safe and more secure. The program is for adults, no registration required.


Family Movie Night

Wednesday, September 26 at 6:00 p.m.

Celebrate National Library Card Signup Month with Family Movie Night at Bridgman Public Library. We'll watch 'The Incredibles' on our big screen. 2004 release. Rated PG. 115 minutes.

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.

Michigan's Orphan Train

Tuesday, October 9 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Al and David Eicher are historians and television producers who have researched the 12,500 orphans that were placed in Michigan from 1854 to 1927.  They have gathered photos about those riders and will be here to share all they have learned.  Please join us!


  • 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

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

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.