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New Library Catalog coming February 2nd! Phones may be busy the next few weeks during our training and transition period. We thank you in advance for your patience.

2014 Federal Tax Forms can be found at Michigan forms are avaialbe at A very limited supply of forms will be available at the library at a later date.

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Upcoming Events

Circle Time
Mondays from 10:30 to 11:30 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.

Story Time
Wednesdays, January 21st through February 18th at 10:30 a.m

Join us for a rockin' good time. Stories, songs, rhymes and more with Miss Ashley.

Saturday Snow Stories
Saturday, February 21st at 10:30 a.m.

The North Wind doth blow and we shall have snow! Brrrr. It's cold in Northern Michigan. Come warm up in the library and join Miss Ashley for winter stories, snowy rhymes and a make-and-take craft. Story time is designed for ages two to five, but all are welcome.

Tech Tuesdays
Tuesdays from 10:00 to 12:00

A library staff member will be available to help you with your library related technology issues. Learn how to download ebooks, and audiobooks to your personal device. Learn how to search the library's digitzed newspaper collection. Non-library related tech issues will be addressed as time allows.

Book Share Group
Wednesday, February 18th at 9:00 a.m.

This program lasts approximately one hour. During that time each person takes a turn talking about books they have recently read. Attending Book Share Group is a great way to hear about books you might otherwise miss.

Monday, February 23rd at 7:00 Stormcloud Brewing Company

Join us in a unique atmosphere for a lively literary discussion. The program uses the Great Books Foundation sampler "The 7 Deadly Sins." The program meets the fourth Monday of each month and each month we will explore one of the book's themes. The theme for February is "Envy."
This program meets at the brewery and is for ages 21 and up. Discounts available to those with an active library card from any library. Purchase not necessary to participate.
Print copies of the short readings are available at the library and at the brewery. This month's reading, "Roman Fever" by Edith Wharton, is still under copyright and unavailable for free download.

Great Books Discussion Group
Alternating Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Join our Great Books Discussion Group. Copies of the current readings are available at the circulation desk, or available online (see links below). Upcoming Dates and readings:
January 22nd: a selection from Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James.
February 5th : Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw
Febuary 19th : The Darling by Anton Chekhov

BSDL Board Meeting
Wednesday, February 11th at 9:30 a.m.

Board meetings are open to the public. Agenda is available at the library.

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Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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