Library Volunteers are Awesome!!! A huge thank you to all of our volunteers who helped with the Book Sale, the Eclipse Party, and the Summer Reading Program. Everything is possible because of you!
Thank You Summer Reading Sponsors! Many thanks to our Summer Reading Program Sponsors: Frankfort A&W, Chestnut Hills Golf Course, Dan Collier Construction, The Cool Spot, The Corner Toy Store, Frankfort Dairy Maid, Frankfort True Value , The Garden Theater , The Inn at Watervale, Kilwins of Frankfort, The Scoop, YALSA and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, and The Friends of Benzie Shores District Library. Over 400 children and teens participated in this year's program. Thank you for your continued generosity.
Library Newsletter Read our library newsletter to see what's new at the library and Cathy's reading suggestions.
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.
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. (begins September 18th)
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.
Great Benzie Read
Thursday, September 21st at 6:00 p.m.
MEETS AT THE BETSIE VALLEY DISTRICT LIBRARY.
The Great Benzie Read is presented by the libraries of Benzie County. Borrow the book "In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom" by Yeonmi Park with MaryAnne Vollers from your library and meet up to talk about it with readers from around the county. Refreshments provided by the host library, Betsie Valley District Library.
Civility Program III
Thursday, September 28th at 7:00 p.m.
The library will host a discussion on listening led by Maggie Vanhaften. This is the third in a series of library programs on the topic of civility. Everyone is welcome.
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, October 9th at 9:30 a.m.
Board meetings are open to the public.
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 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.