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Upcoming Library Closures

The library will be closed for Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 23rd. 

Job Opening -- Youth Services Librarian
The Bridgman Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, organized individual to join our friendly, committed team.  The full job posting is here.  Email resume and cover letter to Gretchen Evans, Library Director,

Teen Story Contest

The Teen Story Contest returns for it's second year.  This year’s theme of  "My Friend", Honors the relationship between the Friends of the Library and The Bridgman Library.

Stories may be in any genre.  Download the Teen Story Contest Guidlines

Deadline is November 30. 

Board Meeting of Trustees, Tuesday, Nov.. 28th @ 8:30 am

Election of Officers

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

Board Vacancy

The Bridgman Public Library has a vacancy on its board beginning December 1, 2017 for a one-year term.  The Bridgman Public Library Board is the governing and policy-making board for the library.  All positions are voluntary.  Persons interested in the position must be residents of the City of Bridgman and send a letter of interest to the Bridgman Public Library Joint Board of Directors, 4460 Lake Street, Bridgman, MI 49106 by November 1, 2017.  The vacancy will be filled by the Joint Board of Directors at their meeting on November 28, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

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.
  • One Launchpad can be checked out to a library card at a time for a 2 week lending period. Launchpads must be checked out and returned at the front desk with all of their accessories.

Early Literacy Classes with Mrs Tami

Mondays, Baby and Me (newborn-2) at 10:45 a.m.

Tuesdays, Toddler and Me (ages 3-5) starts at 9:30 or 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays, Story Hour (ages 3-5) is at 10:30 a.m.

Registration at the Front Desk, Sept-Dec 

Puppies And Pages

Every Wednesday October 4-December 27th  Puppies and Pages is a reading program for children who enjoy practicing reading and dogs. The child will practice reading skills in a comfortable environment to a certified service dog.  Call the library 465-3663 to make an appointment

Knit 'n Yarn knitters Monthly Meeting

Learn How to Knit or Get Help with a Project!

Monthly Meetings - Tuesday Evenings @ 6 pm

Nov. 21     Dec. 19     Jan. 16     Feb. 20     Mar. 20     Apr. 17     May. 15     Jun. 19     Jul.17     Aug. 21     Sept. 18     Oct. 16     Nov. 20     Dec. 18

Also every Monday & Thursday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Yin Yoga

Every Thursday 6-7:15 pm  $10 cash only -  half of proceeds benefit the Bridgman Library


  • 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