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International Games Week! November 5th through November 9th
This November the library will join over two thousand libraries around the world during International Games Week as we transform the library with play. During that week we are offering special gaming programs and events for the whole family!
International Games Week
November 5th through November 9th
This November the library will join over two thousand libraries around the world during International Games Week as we transform the library with play. During that week we are offering special gaming programs and events for the whole family.
Board Games Day- All ages
Monday, Nov. 5th
Board games are available for play all day. FEAS students have no school 11/5, so join us at the library!
Teen Game Night w/ Artemis League
Tuesday, Nov 6th from 6 to 8 p.m. Board games and fun for teens. Defend the galaxy and join the Artemis League! Artemis is a multi-stationed networked PC game teens play on the Library's big screen. -teens only
Family Game Night
Friday, Nov 9th from 6 to 8 p.m. -all ages
Popcorn and board games and fun for the whole family. All ages welcome. Board games provided.
Bookmark Contest: Literary Landscapes
Now through October 19th
Oliver Art Center, in conjunction with Benzie Shores District Library and Frankfort Elementary is hosting a bookmark competition. The theme will be "Draw where reading takes you: scenes from a favorite book" and will be held in conjunction with OAC's Landscapes Exhibition. Each entry must be original work. No computer generated images or copyrighted characters, art, logos, etc. Contest runs from October 1 to October 19. All entries due by 7 p.m. on October 19. 2018. Winners will be selected for each age group (grades K-3, 4-6, 7-12), and adults ages 18 and up. Winning entries will be printed and made available at the Library. Winners will receive a small trophy and a framed copy of their bookmark. Entry forms available at the Library and Oliver Art Center.
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 10:30 a.m. - Noon and Thursdays 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
A volunteer will be at the Library 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 tablecloth, bring your items to the library during "Mending Time." No formal wear or upholstery. No drop offs.
Fridays at 10:00 a.m. through November 9th
Preschool age children and their parents/caregivers are invited to join Miss Kaitlin for stories, songs and crafts.
Breakfast Book Share
Wednesday, November 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!
Great Benzie Read
Thursday, January 17th at 6:00 p.m.
Borrow the book "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes" by Dan Egan, then meet up to discuss the book with readers from around the county. Refreshments provided by the Friends of Benzie Shores District Library.
BSDL Board Meeting
Monday, November 12th at 9:00 a.m. at the Frankfort Hotel
231 Main St., Frankfort
Board meetings are open to the public.The board typically meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m.; however, please note the date, time, and location change of November meeting.
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 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.
The Library is closing at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6 to accommodate a special teen program.
MeL resources are provided by the Library of Michigan using Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.