Benzie  Shores District Library

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Benzie Shores District  Library

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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



Benzie Shore District Library
630 Main St.
Frankfort, MI 49635

Library Director: Stacy L. Pasche


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.

2019-2020 Annual Report

Library Policies.

BSDL COViD-19 Pandemic Peparedness and Response Plan

Approved 2021-2022 Budget.


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

Book Share Group
Wednesday November 17, 2021 @ 10 a.m.
Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. We are meeting via Zoom until our library addition is complete this fall. Contact us to have zoom information emailed to you each month, or check this website close to program start.

Future Programs & Services
As we anticipate the completion of our expansion and renovation, we'd like to hear from you! Let us know what kind of programs and services you would like to see once we have our new spaces. Please take a moment to complete this short PROGRAM & SERVICES SURVEY. Thank you!

As we plan services and programs for the fall/winter, please keep in mind that construction and COVID status may affect what can offer.

WiFi Access
Due to construction, the library has limited workspace/reading space inside the library. 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
Visit the Benzie Leelanau District Health Department for current COVID information, including vaccine and booster shot information.'s COVID-19 Hotline 1-888-535-6136. Or email

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, November 15th at 9:00 a.m.
The board meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the library. Please contact the library at 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




Benzie Area Local Newspaper Archive