Benzie  Shores District Library


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Benzie Shores District  Library

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Text 231-216-2786 to text us! You can easily renew your books, check the status of your account, or ask a reference question!

 

Hours

Mon 10 am to 7 pm
Tuesday 10 am to 7 pm

Wednesday 10 am to 7 pm
Thursday 10 am to 7 pm
Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturdays: 10 am to 2 pm.
Closed Sundays

CLOSED JANUARY 10-23, 2022 FOR CONSTRUCTION.
 

 

Location

Benzie Shore District Library
630 Main St.
Frankfort, MI 49635
(231)352-4671

Library Director: Stacy L. Pasche

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Mel.org

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


Anyone using the public WiFi must agree to our Acceptable Use Policy.

2021 Annual Report

Library Policies.

Approved 2021-2022 Budget.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

LIBRARY CLOSED JANUARY 10th - 23rd FOR CONSTRUCTION.
CURBSIDE SERVICE AVAILABLE MON-FRI, 10 am to 4 pm. LOCKERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR AFTER HOURS PICKUP. DIGITAL SERVICES AVAILABLE 24/7.


OUTSTANDING EXPANDING!
Our expansion and renovation is underway! This expansion will not only sustain current operations more efficiently, but will help us to enhance future services and programs to meet the needs of our many users. LEARN MORE


After Hours Access Now Available
We are thrilled to announce we now have outdoor lockers for 24/7 materials access! This service was made possible by the Friends of Benzie Shores District Library. Thank you Friends!

We have 10 Outdoor Lockers for contactless curbside access. To get started, place items on reserve from our catalog and set your pick up method to "lockers". Please give us at least 4 business hours to get your items ready for you. You will be notified once your materials are ready. Lockers are located on the south side of the building (facing the water).

Not sure what you want or need help placing a reserve? Call us at 231-352-4671 and we are happy to help! Or use our handy INSTRUCTION sheet to get started. 
 

Book Share Group
Wednesday January 19, 2022 @ 10 a.m.
Our book share group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. We are meeting via Zoom until our library addition is complete. Contact us to have zoom information emailed to you each month, or check the library website close to program start.
Topic: BSDL Book Share
Time: Jan 19, 2022 10:00 AM America/Detroit

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 825 3967 0583
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Preschool Crafts
November 15th-January 31st
Make and take crafts return to the library! Beginning November 15th, the library will be offering take home crafts and coloring pages for our young patrons. New crafts available every Monday while supplies last!

 

 

 


WiFi Access
The library has work/reading space inside the library and library WiFi is accessible in the library parking lot and patio. We also have hot spots and Chromebooks available for check out. Chromebooks and Hotspots may be borrowed for 3 days. Out of district residents are not eligible to check out devices.  Contact us for more information and availability.

 


COVID Information

FREE at home COVID tests from https://special.usps.com/testkits


Visit the Benzie Leelanau District Health Department for current COVID information, including vaccine and booster shot information.

Michigan.gov's COVID-19 Hotline 1-888-535-6136. Or email COVID19@michigan.gov.

Local COVID case and hospitalization data can be found at Munson Healthcare COVID FAQ

Monitor COVID hospitalization data for Michigan at Statewide PPE and Hospital Bed Tracker

Visit Munson Healthcare's COVID-19 Tracker site for helpful information on the impact of COVID on our region.

 


BSDL Board Meetings


Monday, February 21st at 9:30 a.m.
The board meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the library. Please contact the library at bsdl@benzieshoreslibrary.org or 231-352-4671 if special accommodations are needed, or if you would like a board packet. The meeting is open to the public.



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

 

 

Digital Collections

 

Libby reading app

 

hoopla

 

Benzie Area Local Newspaper Archive