Digital Services Survey
Let us know how we can improve or expand on our digital services (Overdrive, RBDigital, etc.). Click here to take our survey.
The library has a limited number of forms available at the library. You can download and print whatever federal forms needed from https://www.irs.gov/forms-instructions and state forms from http://www.michigan.gov/taxes/.
Mobile HotSpots Available
No Internet access? No Problem. The Library now has a limited amount of mobile hotspots available to check out for FREE. Hotspots can be checked out for 1 week and are available on a first come first served basis. Click here for more information on this new service.
RBDigital Audiobooks & Magazines!
The Mid-Michigan Library League (which BSDL is a proud member!) is providing access to RBDigital's collection of over 7,000 downloadable audiobooks. To access this collection, visit http://wmlpmi.rbdigital.com/. Need help? Stop by the library on Tech Tuesday! On Tuesday from 10 a.m. to Noon, a librarian is available to help you get started using the library's digital services.
Library Newsletter Read our library newsletter to see what's new at the library and Cathy's reading suggestions.
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.
Mending at the Library
Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
A volunteer will be at the library every Monday from 10:30 a.m. to noon to repair clothing while you wait. No formal wear or upholstery. No Drop offs.
Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
A library staff member will be available to help with library related technology issues. Learn how to download e-books and e-audiobooks to your personal devices or learn how to use the digitized newspapers.
Coloring for Grown-Ups
Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11 a.m.
A Join us for a stress free hour of coloring. All materials provided. All ages welcome.
Breakfast Book Share
Wednesday, March 21st 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!
Tuesday, March 13th at 7:00 p.m.
The Artemis Space Bridge Simulator is a multi-stationed, networked PC game simulating a working spaceship bridge. The Helm, Weapons, Engineer, Comms, and Science officers all work together under a Captain against computer enemies and other bridge teams. Defend the universe @ your library! For grades 7 and up.
Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, March 19th from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Teen Advisory Board is a group of dedicated junior high and high school students who play a role in the development of teen collections and programming. Teens interested in joining TAB shoul contact Kaitlin at the library.
Great Benzie Read
Thursday, April 12th at 5:30 p.m.
This program meets at the Darcy Library in Beulah Borrow the book THe Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe from your library and meet up to discuss it as we honor Holocaust Remembrance Day with readers from around the county. Refreshements provided. This program meets at the Darcy Library of Beualah, 7238 Commercial Ave, Beulah.
BSDL Board Meeting
Monday, April 9th at 9:30 a.m.
Board meetings are open to the public.
All programs sponsored by the Friends of the Benzie Shores District Library
630 Main Street
P.O. Box 631
Frankfort, MI 49635
Monday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
MeL resources are provided by the Library of Michigan using Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.