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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.

Community Catalog Card Art Project
The Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts, Frankfort Elberta Area Schools, and the Benzie Shores District Library are working together in conjunction with the DRAW NoMI! To create a very special community art project! Anyone visiting the Art Center or the Library during the month of October is invited to create a work of art or writing using an old library catalog card. These cards will be used to create a collaborative art work to be displayed at the Oliver Art Center. Stop in and create a card today! All ages welcome. There will be a reception for the display at the Art Center on Wednesday, November 1st from 4 to 6 p.m.

Library Newsletter Read our library newsletter to see what's new at the library and Cathy's reading suggestions.





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.

Tech Tuesdays
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.

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.

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.

Community Catalog Card Art Project
The Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts, Frankfort Elberta Area Schools, and the Benzie Shores District Library are working together in conjunction with the DRAW NoMI! To create a very special community art project! Anyone visiting the Art Center or the Library during the month of October is invited to create a work of art or writing using an old library catalog card. These cards will be used to create a collaborative art work to be displayed at the Oliver Art Center. Stop in and create a card today! All ages welcome. There will be a reception for the display at the Art Center on Wednesday, November 1st from 4 to 6 p.m.

Civility Program IV
Thursday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m.

The library will host a book discussion on “Giving Substance to Civility: Can civic-minded community members draw potentially disruptive elements into rewarding cooperation?” led by Donald Scherer, Ph.D., Co-Author of Cooperative Wisdom. This is the fourth in a series of library programs on the topic of civility.

Artemis League
Tuesday, October 17th from 7 to 8 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! Only teens (grades 7 through 12) are allowed in the library during this time.

Breakfast Book Share
Wednesday, October 18th 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, November 13th at 9:30 a.m.

Board meetings are open to the public.

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

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Hours:
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.











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