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Mon 10 am to 7 pm
Tuesday 10 am to 6 pm
Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday 10 am to 6 pm
Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturdays: 10 am to 2 pm.
Closed Monday Dec. 25th & Tuesday Dec. 26th
Closed Monday Jan. 1st & Tuesday Jan. 2nd
Benzie Shores District Library
630 Main St.
Frankfort, MI 49635
Library Director: Stacy L. Pasche
Youth Services: Kaitlin Matesich
Anyone using the public WiFi must agree to our Acceptable Use Policy.
MAKE AND TAKE CRAFTS
During December- while supplies last.
Young children are invited to pick-up a craft to take home, with a new craft every week! (child must be present to get craft).
CIRCLE TIME FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
Infants and toddlers and their parents/caregivers will have fun rhyming and moving! With a focus on repetition, each week children build their repertoire of rhymes both old and new! There is an informal playgroup following Circle Time.
MAH JONG MONDAYS
Mondays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Accomplished players and interested participants alike are invited to rattle the tiles and join the fun each Monday from 2 to 5 PM in the Library Program Room.
Tuesdays 10:30 AM to noon
Need some help using the library's digital services? Have a tech issue giving you some grief? The library offers one on one basic tech help on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
ADVANCED DUNGEONS & DRAGONS
2nd Saturday of the month at 11:45 a.m.
Are you an adventurer at heart? Then join us for BSDL's Dungeons and Dragons Group. This group meets monthly to play Advanced Dungeons and Dragons. This program is for Adults and Teens.
3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
Join us to talk 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!
BUSY BOOK CLUB
4th Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m.
Resumes in January - no book club in December
The book club for busy people. Each month we discuss a SHORT story in less than an hour. Meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Each month's reading is from The Best American Short Stories of 2023. Copies of the book are available at the Library.
HOME ORGANIZATION WITH SIMPLY ALI
Thursday, January 18th @ 4:00 p.m.
Professional organizer Ali LeJeune will share organizational tips and tricks, followed by a Q&A session. Manage clutter and find space and freedom in your home!
BOOK TO BIG SCREEN
Saturday, January 27th @ 3:00 p.m.
Our winter Book to Big Screen is The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga. Read the book, then join us at the Garden Theater for a FREE screening of the film based on the book. Check out a book from the Library or download the audio using the Hoopla app. There will be a book & film discussion following the movie.
AFTER HOURS PICK-UP
We have outdoor lockers for 24/7 materials access! This service is 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.
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.
Computer Workstations & WiFi
The Library has 5 computer workstations for use, free of charge. Time restrictions may apply if there is a wait list. Wireless access is available for free, 24/7. Wi-Fi may be accessed after hours in the library parking lot or patio.
Printing & Scanning
Black and White prints/photo copies are $0.25 per page. Color & legal prints/photo copies are $0.50 per page. (cash only) Wireless printing is available with compatible devices. Self serve scanning to a personal USB drive is free. Scanning service by staff is available for $3 per page (cash only) and your scans will be emailed to you as an attachment. NO FAX
BSDL BOARD MEETINGS
The board meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the library. Meetings are open to the public. Please contact the library at email@example.com or 231-352-4671 if special accommodations are needed, or if you would like a board packet.
Next regular meeting:
December 13, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
The library will be closed for services at the time of the meeting; however, the meeting is open to the public.
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