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2nd Annual Teen Story Contest
Congratulations to our winners. This year teens were asked to write a story on the theme of friendship. Prizes provided by our co-sponsor Friends of Bridgman Public Library.  Click Here to listen to Teen Story Writing Contest Radio Interview
1st Place Midnight Conversations by Breanne Blackwell -- $300
2nd Place New Friends by Jonah Stanage -- $200
3rd Place Fused By the Arm by Jericho Ashby -- $100

Andrews Music Recital

Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy music performed by talented musicians from Andrews University.

Welcome to hoopla!
a new source for digital downloads

Access thousands of movies, music, and books and stream or download to your phone, tablet or computers for free with your Bridgman Public Library card!  Content is available instantly, no holds, no waiting. To sign up go to  Enter your email address. Choose Bridgman Public Library as your library.  And enter your library barcode number and pin.  Your  pin is the last four digits of your barcode number. 






Puppies And Pages

Every Wednesday 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

Early Literacy Classes with Mrs Tami

No Classes Feb 19 & 20

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

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.

Finance Meeting

Feb 27th @ 8:30 am. Finance Committee meeting the library's front door is open 15 minutes prior to the meeting. 

Yin Yoga

Every Thursday 6-7:15 pm  $10 cash only - Class good for all levels - Beginners welcome!  

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