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Star Wars Day: Make a Porg

Friday, May 4 at 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Stop in to celebrate Star Wars Day by making your own porg. May the Fourth be with you!

Amish Culture

Wednesday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m.

Join Susan Miller, from Menno-Hoff Museum, as she enlightens us about the Amish and Mennonite way of life.

Board Meeting of Trustees, Tuesday, April 24th @ 9:00 am

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

Meeting is open to public.

Garden Plots are 4x8 !  

The cost for a garden plot is $10.  After March 1, plots will be available to the general public on a first come, first served basis. Community Garden Plot Registration (2018)


  • Organizational Meeting on April 28 at 10:30am. @ Community Room
  • Work Day - Rescheduled for Saturday 28th  11:00-1pm (after Organizational Meeting)

May 18-19 Community Garage Sale

The Friends’ annual citywide garage sale. It’s a tradition! Permits for the garage sale cost $10 and go on sale at the library Monday, April 16; all proceeds benefit the library. If you want to be on the map, be sure to buy your permit by Saturday, May 12. Want to be a treasure hunter instead? You can pick up a map in the library parking lot on Friday, May 18 from 8-10 a.m.

Native Plant Presentation

Wednesday, May 23  2-4 pm

Plant Sale 4-7 pm (following the Program)

Learn from an expert about planting native plants and how to incorporate them into your landscape.

Following the presentation, there will be a sale of Native Plants in the side parking lot of the library. Plants that have been pre-ordered may be picked up at this time.

Orders are recommended and are now being taken until Friday, May 4th    Pick up an order form at the library or online at

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

Knit 'n Yarn knitters Monthly Meeting

Learn How to Knit or Get Help with a Project!

Monthly Meetings - Tuesday Evenings @ 6 pm

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

Keep on Moving with Binder Park Zoo

Thursday June 28, at 11:00am 

The Zoomobile visits Bridgman Public Library. Hopping, crawling, climbing, flying, and more! Young naturalists will become excited about the natural world as they explore how humans and animals move.

Yin Yoga with Cheryl Meadors - Good for beginners

Every Thursday 6-7:15 pm  Participation fee: $10 (cash only to instructor) 50% 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