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Library Policies.

Approved 2018-2019 Budget.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library comes to Benzie County! Dolly Parton Imagination Library provides free, high-quality books mailed monthly to children ages 0 to 5. This program is open to all children living in the Benzie Central or Frankfort-Elberta school district, regardless of income. Register your child online at
Start-up funding for Dolly Partonís Imagination Library-Benzie County was provided by Rotary District 6290, Benzie Sunrise Rotary Club, Frankfort Rotary Club, and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church Missions Projects.

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Upcoming Events

Circle Time
Mondays at 10:00 a.m.

Infants and toddlers and their parents/caregivers will have fun rhyming and moving with Miss Char. With a focus on repetition, children build their repertoire each week of rhymes, both old and new.

Breakfast Book Share
Wednesday, May 15th at 9:00 a.m.

Bring your own coffee or tea and talk about books. Share what you have read recently and find out what fellow community members have been reading. This is a great way to discover new books!

BSDL Board Meeting
Monday, May 20th at 9:30 a.m.

Board meetings are open to the public. The board meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the library. Please note the time and date change of this meeting.

BSDL Budget Hearing
Tuesday, May 21st at 9:30 a.m.
The Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. at the Benzie Shores District Library, Frankfort, Michigan to consider the approval and adoption of the operating budget of the Benzie Shores District Library for the fiscal year 2019-2020.
Copies of the proposed budget will be on file with the Library Director at the Benzie Shores District Library during regular library hours after 12:00 p.m., May 20, 2019. At the public hearing, all citizens, taxpayers and property owners of the Benzie Shores District Library District, comprised of the City of Frankfort, the Township of Blaine, the Township of Crystal Lake, the Township of Gilmore (including the Village of Elberta), and the Frankfort-Elberta Area School District portion of the Township of Lake, shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard in regard to the approval of the budget.
This notice is given by order of the Board of Trustees of the Benzie Shores District Library, County of Benzie, Michigan.
Any citizen requesting accommodation to attend this meeting or to obtain this notice in alternate formats please contact Stacy Pasche, Library Director, at 231-352-4671.

All programs sponsored by the Friends of the Benzie Shores District Library

Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide educational, informational, intellectual and recreational library resources to our communities and visitors.


630 Main Street
P.O. Box 631
Frankfort, MI 49635
(231) 352-4671

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Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Library closed Memorial Day
Monday, May 27th

MeL resources are provided by the Library of Michigan using Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.

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Benzie Shores District Library