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2019 Summer Reading Program : Universe of Stories
Stop the summer slide by taking to the stars! All summer long (June 7th- August 31st), children and teens are encouraged to spend time reading and earn prizes. With out-of-this world programing like Circle Time, Fun Fridays, and our Arts and Crafts Command Center, make sure to hit the library before blasting off to the beach.
Many thanks to our SRP Sponsors! A&W of Frankfort, Frankfort Dairy Maid, The Corner Toy Store, Crystal Gardens, The Garden Theater, Kilwins of Frankfort, Frankfort Tackle Box, The Inn at Watervale, Dan Collier Construction, Crystal Downs Women's Auxiliary, and the Friends of Benzie Shores District Library.

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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.

Art and Crafts Command Center
Tuesdays, July and August

Stop by the library every Tuesday to pick up a new craft of activity to take home. All ages.

Fun Fridays
Fridays at 10:00 a.m. (begins June 21st)

Join Miss Vickie of “Get up and Dance” for a fun filled Friday morning of moving and shaking! This program is designed for preschool age children and a caregiver. Meets outside the library near the shuffle board courts.

Rocket Day!
Tuesday, July 16th at 10:00 a.m.

Join in the worldwide celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch on July 16, 2019 by launching your own rocket! We will be celebrating with rocket crafts and launches through out the day.

Breakfast Book Share
Wednesday, July 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!

Future Astronaut Field Day
Tuesday, August 6th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon

With special guestperts, take part in astronaut themed challenges, experiments, crafts and snacks. See if you have what it takes to become a BSDL astronaut in training. Recommended for grades 3-6. Limited availability register in advance at

BSDL Board Meeting
Monday, August 19th 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.

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

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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
Thursday, July 4th

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