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Wednesday, May 29, 2019


1:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Native Plant Presentation & Plant Sale


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Carol Hazelgrove / /
Description:  

Native Plant Presentation (1:00 - 3:00 PM), immediately followed by Plant Sale (3:00 - 5:30 PM)

Learn about native plant characteristics during a presentation by Vern Stephens, Native Plant Expert from Designs by Nature Nursery and sponsored by the Berrien Conservation District. 






Wednesday, June 12, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    2nd Wednesday Book Club


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Rick Fuller / /
Description:  

On the second Wednesday of the month @ 6:00 PM, 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.

June Book - Grandma Gates Walk by Ben Montgomery.






Monday, June 17, 2019


1:00 PM -     Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Incredibles 2. Rated PG, 1 hour 58 minutes.

Free lunch served at 12:30 PM.






Tuesday, June 18, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Knit 'n Yarn Knitters


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Deb Wimbush / /
Description:  

This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting and crocheting fun. Donations of full or partial skeins of yarn are always welcome.

The group also meets every Monday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.




6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    101 Things That Happened On The Mackinac Bridge


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Denise Malevitis / /
Description:  

Mike Fornes will be here to tell us all about the many interesting things that have and still do happen on the Mackinac Bridge. He has written a hand full of books on the subject, too. His home faces the Straits of Mackinac, so he is very familiar with life by the Mackinac Bridge.






Thursday, June 20, 2019


11:00 AM -     Out-Of-This-World Magic with John Dudley


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Launch your summer with this space-themed magic show!






Monday, June 24, 2019


1:00 PM -     Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Zathura: A Space Adventure. Rated PG, 1 hour 41 minutes.

Free lunch served at 12:30 PM.






Tuesday, June 25, 2019


1:30 PM - 3:00 PM    Midsummer Minecraft for Teens


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Pixilate popular summer icons in our latest build challenges. Registration required. Grades 6 through 12.






Thursday, June 27, 2019


11:00 AM -     Eating in Zero Gravity: The Tricks Behind space Food


Location:  
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

​What if your fish sticks floated off your fork? Astronauts face many challenges eating in outer space. Join us for an all-ages program of music, magic, and more to learn how astronauts enjoy yummy and healthy food so they can do important work in space.






Monday, July 1, 2019


1:00 PM -     Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Mary Poppins Returns. Rated PG, 2 hours 10 minutes.

Free lunch served at 12:30 PM.






Tuesday, July 2, 2019


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Scavenger Hunt


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Team up with at least one pal and explore Bridgman in ways you never thought possible! Meet at the library for instructions. Celebrate afterwards with an ice cream bar. You may want to bring your bikes to get around faster. Teens, grades 6 through 12.






Monday, July 8, 2019


1:00 PM -     Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Planet 51. Rated PG, 1 hour 31 minutes.

Free lunch served at 12:30 PM.






Tuesday, July 9, 2019


2:00 PM -     Fancy Phone Crafts


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Protect and personalize your tech with these simple projects. Protect your phone from bumps and scratches with a fuzzy sleeve. Learn how to make your earbuds colorful and tangle-free. We can watch a movie while we work. Teens, grades 6 through 12.




6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Professor Awesome Talks Folklore


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Gretchen Evans / /
Description:  

Learn about the origins and cultural variaitons of Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and other classic tales with our favorite lecturer, Professor Awesome, Scott Nokes of Troy University.






Wednesday, July 10, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    2nd Wednesday Book Club


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Rick Fuller / /
Description:  

On the second Wednesday of the month @ 6:00 PM, 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.

July Book - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood






Thursday, July 11, 2019


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Under the Big Top with Curious Kids Museum


Location:  
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Join the Curious Kids Museum downtown under the big top Celebrate Bridgman tent. Paint your face, blow bubbles, play mini golf, and more! Lunch will be served at 12:30 PM.






Friday, July 12, 2019


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Sidewalk Chalk Time


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Celebrate Bridgman by decorating the sidewalks around the library. You bring the creativity and we'll provide the chalk!






Monday, July 15, 2019


1:00 PM -     Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Rated PG, 1 hour 39 minutes.

Free lunch served at 12:30 PM.




4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    NASA Webcast: 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission


Location:  
Contact:  Eden / 269-465-3663 / eden@bridgmanlibrary.com
Description:  

This live webcast will feature a guided recreation of the Apollo 11 voyage - The space flight that landed the first two astronauts on the moon. 






Tuesday, July 16, 2019


2:00 PM -     Escape Room: Trouble in the Astronomy Lounge


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Can you solve the clues and find the prize? Teens, grades 6 through 12.




6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Knit 'n Yarn Knitters


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Deb Wimbush / /
Description:  

This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting and crocheting fun. Donations of full or partial skeins of yarn are always welcome.

The group also meets every Monday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.






Thursday, July 18, 2019


11:00 AM -     Roz Puppets: The Boy Who Saw Martians


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Enjoy this hilarious retelling of a classic fable. With puppets!

When a young shepherd is given a second chance at watching the village sheep, after several false wolf alarms, he is eager to prove himself trustworthy. But while performing his "sheeply" duties, questions arise as the wooly creatures begin to disappear. Can the events be connected to a mysterious visitor's arrival? Will the village ever trust the shepherd again? Find out as the Roz Puppets perform this hilarious sequel to the classic Aesop Fable.






Monday, July 22, 2019


1:00 PM -     Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Ralph Breaks the Internet. Rated PG, 1 hour 51 minutes.

Free lunch served at 12:30 PM.






Thursday, July 25, 2019


11:00 AM -     Amazing Adaptations with Binder Park Zoo


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

See first-hand how different animals are specialized to live where humans never could! Children, ages 3 and up. The first of two sessions, doors open at 10:45 AM. Tickets will be available at the library starting June 17th.




12:30 PM -     Amazing Adaptations with Binder Park Zoo


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

See first-hand how different animals are specialized to live where humans never could! Children, ages 3 and up. The second of two sessions, doors open at 12:15 PM. Tickets will be available at the library starting June 17th.






Saturday, July 27, 2019


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Taking Better Smartphone Pictures


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Denise Malevitis / /
Description:  

Photojournalist Jeffrey Smith will be here to lead us through a 2-hour photography workshop. This workshop will educate you on how to take pictures on your cell phone or camera. We will take a walk to the park, experiment and take pictures, then come back to the library to edit some of the pictures. Bring a snack, this is a long program and we'll take a break half way through.






Monday, July 29, 2019


1:00 PM -     Bonus Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Space Jam. Rated PG, 1 hour 28 minutes.

No lunch served.

 






Monday, August 5, 2019


1:00 PM -     Bonus Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Lego Movie 2. Rated PG, 1 hour 47 minutes.

No lunch served.






Monday, August 12, 2019


1:00 PM -     Bonus Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Fantastic Beasts 2. Rated PG-13, 2 hours 14 minutes.

No lunch served.






Wednesday, August 14, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    2nd Wednesday Book Club


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Rick Fuller / /
Description:  

On the second Wednesday of the month @ 6:00 PM, 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 Book - One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez






Monday, August 19, 2019


1:00 PM -     Bonus Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Kiki's Deliver Service. Rated G, 1 hour, 43 minutes.

No lunch served.






Tuesday, August 20, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Knit 'n Yarn Knitters


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Deb Wimbush / /
Description:  

This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting and crocheting fun. Donations of full or partial skeins of yarn are always welcome.

The group also meets every Monday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.






Wednesday, August 21, 2019


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Dr. Kasewurm's Professional Hearing Services Free Hearing Wellness Seminar


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Denise Malevitis / /
Description:  

Dr. Gyl Kasewurm will be here at the library to discuss the causes and impacts of hearing loss, how hearing impacts your overall health, and the latest in treatment options and technology solutions. Dr. Kasewurm's staff will be available to clean hearing aids and perform Ear Scans with their special video camera. Space is limited for scans and cleaning, please register at the front desk.






Thursday, August 22, 2019


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Make a Planetarium!


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Make your own planetarium and learn to find constellations. You will need to provide your own flashlight (1 to 2 inch diameter flashlights work best). Children.




7:30 PM - 8:30 PM    1000 Mile Walk Around Lake Michigan with Loreen Niewenhuis


Location:  Weko Beach House
Contact:  Denise Malevitis / /
Description:  

In 2009, Loreen Niewenhuis walked completely around Lake Michigan, a 1000 mile walk around the world's fifth-largest lake. The book about her adventure explores both the geology of the lake and the measure of a person. Most of the walk was done solo, an adventure in discovery of self and place. In her presentation, Niewenhuis will take you along the shores of the lake she loves with photos and video from her journey. She will illuminate the geology, natural history, and biology of the lake and also what threatens this massive ecosystem: invasive species, pollution, and destruction of wetlands. Niewenhuis speaks with the authority of an expert as she has a M.S. degree in the biological sciences. She raises important questions about preserving our wild places and protecting fragile ecosystems on which we all depend.

 






Monday, August 26, 2019


1:00 PM -     Bonus Movie Monday


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Eden Morris / /
Description:  

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Rated PG, 2 hours 1 minute.

No lunch served.






Tuesday, August 27, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Community Garden Potluck Dinner


Location:  Bridgman Public Library Community Room
Contact:  Carol Hazelgrove / /
Description:  

Celebrate the end of another great season with the annual garden potluck dinner. Bring a dish to pass. If you want to keep your plot for another season, you can reserve it at the potluck.






Wednesday, September 11, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    2nd Wednesday Book Club


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Rick Fuller / /
Description:  

On the second Wednesday of the month @ 6:00 PM, 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.

September Book - The Giver by Lois Lowry






Tuesday, September 17, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Knit 'n Yarn Knitters


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Deb Wimbush / /
Description:  

This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting and crocheting fun. Donations of full or partial skeins of are always welcome.

The group also meets every Monday and Thursday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 PM

 






Wednesday, October 9, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    2nd Wednesday Book Club


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Rick Fuller / /
Description:  

On the second Wednesday of the month @ 6:00 PM, 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.

October Book - Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes






Tuesday, October 15, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Knit 'n Yarn Knitters


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Deb Wimbush / /
Description:  

This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting and crocheting fun. Donations of full or partial skeins of yarn are always welcome.

The group also meets every Monday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.






Friday, November 1, 2019


5:30 AM -     Community Garden Closing


Location:  Bridgman Public Library Community Garden
Contact:  Carol Hazelgrove / /
Description:  

All plots should be weeded and cleaned by November 1st. Enjoy your winter and we'll see you in the spring!






Wednesday, November 13, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    2nd Wednesday Book Club


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Rick Fuller / /
Description:  

On the second Wednesday of the month @ 6:00 PM, 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.

November Book - Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier






Tuesday, November 19, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Knit 'n Yarn Knitters


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Deb Wimbush / /
Description:  

This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting and crocheting fun. Donations of full or partial skeins of yarn are always welcome.

The group also meets every Monday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.






Wednesday, December 11, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    2nd Wednesday Book Club


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Rick Fuller / /
Description:  

On the second Wednesday of the month @ 6:00 PM, 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.

December Book - A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

 






Tuesday, December 17, 2019


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Knit 'n Yarn Knitters


Location:  Bridgman Public Library
Contact:  Deb Wimbush / /
Description:  

This group does these projects because of a desire to give someone 'knitted love'. The group welcomes anyone who does needle crafts of any kind. It doesn't matter your level of expertise, beginner or master or no experience at all, the members would be happy to welcome you. So come join the gals for some knitting and crocheting fun. Donation of full or partial skeins of yarn are always welcome.

The group also meets every Monday and Thrusday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.