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Early Literacy Programs

Join us for creative movement, song, dance, fingerplays, and more. Parents will have the opportunity to engage one on one with their little one, meet other parents and give their child a chance to play with other.


  • Baby and Me (Babies ages Newborn to 24 mnths) at 10:45 a.m.


  • Toddler and Me (ages 2-5) starts at 9:30 or 11:30 a.m. 
  • Story Hour (ages 2-5) is at 10:30 a.m.


Will continue throught Summer 2017

Evening Story Hour Wednesdays

June 7 – August 30 at 6:00 p.m. This summer we are excited to offer family story hour every Wednesday night! Join us in the Bridgman Public Library Story House for stories, songs, and activities. Ages 2-5. 

Movie Monday

July 31 - Aug 28 at 1 p.m.  We will be continuing summer Movies Mondays after the summber reading program until Aug 28.

July 31 – Beauty and the Beast 

August 7 – Sing

August 14 – Monsters, Inc. 

August 21 – The Lego Movie

August 28 – Goosebumps

Garden Club - Every Tuesday

June 20 - Aug 15 at 1:00 p.m. at Garden or Community Room 

Ages 8-12, Register at the front desk. Learn about organic gardening through hands on participation. Later in the season try some delicious recipes using veggies from your garden

Summer Reading Sign Up 2017

June 12th -17th, All Day

Ages: 2-18

Sign up for the Library’s Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is ‘Build a Better World’. You can ‘Build a Better World’ through reading and participating in library activities.

UpComing Summer Reading Programs

Sand Pirate

Thursday, June 29 at 11:00 a.m. Grade: 1-8. Join the Sandpirate down at Weko Beach to learn how to build a fantastic sand Castle. Please be prepared to be in the sun and to get sandy. 

Movie Monday : The BFG

Monday July 3 @ 1:00 p.m. PG 1 hr 57 min **Lunch Provided before movie 12:30

Unplugged Play under the Big Top

Thursday June July 6th at 1:00 p.m. K-12 Come join the Bridgman Public Libary Staff downtown under the Big Top Tent for, games, activites, and food.

Sidewalk Chalk

Friday, July 7 at 1:00 p.m. Ages 12 and Under, Bring your creativity! Help decorate the library sidewalks to Celebrate Bridgman Days!

Parade: Wagon Floats

Saturday, July 8 th at 10:00 a.m. Register at the front desk. All Ages, Meet at the Bridgman High School Parking Lot with your wagon floats. Before the Parade begins we will hand out ribbon and award so you can show off during the parade.

Movie Monday : Pete's Dragon (2016)

Monday July 10 @ 1:00 p.m. PG 1 hr 43 min **Lunch Provided before movie 12:30

Sarett Nature Center

Thursday July 13th at 11:00 a.m. Ages: 12 and under.  This live animal show will discuss local animals and their habitats. Join us and learn how you can help conserve their homes.

Movie Monday : Trolls

Monday July 17 @ 1:00 p.m. PG 1 hr 33 min **Lunch Provided before movie 12:30


Thursday, July 20th at 11:00 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Ages: 12 and Under.  Register at the front desk. (Limited space)  Explore the sky from the comfort and security of the Bridgman Public Library in a portable inflatable planetarium. One showing will be at 11a.m. and another at 11:30 a.m.. 

Movie Monday : Inside Out

Monday July 24 @ 1:00 p.m. PG 1 hr 42 min **Lunch Provided before movie 12:30

Cup Stacking with Jim

Thursday, July 27th at 11:00 a.m. Ages 12 and Under. Closing out the Bridgman Public Library Summer Reading Program with Mr. Jim will teach a hands on program that builds your coordination, concentration, perseverance, and teamwork. 

AWE Children Learning Computers

We have 2 AWE Computer located in out Story Hour House in the children section. Learn about the effectiveness of these computers click here.