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Spelling Bee Fundraiser! Stormcloud Brewing Company's 4th Annual Adult Spelling Bee & Fundraiser is happening Friday, May 5, from 8-10pm. This year's spring spelling contest is raising funds for The Friends of the Benzie Shores District Library. Entry fees and 20% of Stormcloud sales from 7-11pm on the night of the Spelling Bee will be donated to the Friends as part of the Stormcloud Builds Community charitable-giving program. Sign-Up: Register by purchasing your team entry in our online store. Teams must register in advance.

Teen Internship Program Hey teens! Need a boost for that college application? Want to make a little money while having fun and contributing to the community? The Library is looking for 2 teen interns for the summer of 2017. Interns will receive a $350 dollar stipend at the end of the summer. Applications are available to all teens 14-17 years old in the BSDL community. Applications are due by midnight, April 28, 2017. Click HERE for more information and to apply. Funding for the Summer Reading Intern Program generously provided in part by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and YALSA as part of their Summer Reading Grant Program.

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Upcoming Events

Free Mending
Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to noon

A volunteer will be at the library every Monday 10:30 am - noon to repair clothing while you wait. If you have a tear in your shirt, your child has a rip in her jeans, or the hem has unraveled from your table cloth, please bring your items to the library during "Mending Time" No formal wear or upholstery, no drop offs.

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.

After School Homework Help
Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

FREE homework help for grades 4-6 (must pre-register). If you would like to register your child for this program, call (352-4671) or visit the library.

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.

Adult Coloring
Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Come to the library and enjoy an hour of coloring. All materials provided. All are welcome.

Breakfast Book Share
Wednesday, May 17th 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 15th at 9:30 a.m.

Board meetings are open to the public. Agenda is available at the library.

Notice of Public Hearing on the Adoption of the Budget for Fiscal Year: 2017-2018
Monday, May 22nd at 9:30 a.m.

A special public meeting of the Benzie Shores District Library board will be held immediately following the public hearing.
Special Meeting Agenda
Call to Order
Roll Call
Approval of Agenda
Public Input
Special Meeting Business
1. Approval of the 2017-2018 Benzie Shores District Library Budget
2. Set the Millage Rate to support the 2017-2018 Library Budget
3. Other Business Pertaining to Special Meeting Business

Public Comment Welcome

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 8 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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