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Classics available for audio download.
Staff Picks Page We recognize that each patron has different reading tastes and our staff is no exception. Click here for a listing of titles that our staff found interesting/enjoyable. This list is updated weekly, so be sure to check it often.
ZINIO Check out our new digital magazine service Zinio. Zinio magazines may be read on a wide variety of desktop and mobile apps. Click on the link above, and select "create account." If you are having trouble, it is recommended that you watch the "how to use Zinio" video on the Zinio login page.
Local Newspaper Archive Our popular digital archive of the Benzie Record, Record Patriot, Benzie Banner, and more. For best results, use Firefox as your browser.
Mondays at 10:00 a.m. in December
Each Monday in December there will be toys and books available for play time.
Food for Fines
November 29th through December 30th
From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day you may bring in non-perishable grocery and/or toiletry items to the library and have your fines ERASED! (*Library materials that are damaged, lost or for which a patron has been billed are not eligible for the fine waiver.)
BSDL Shelf Elf
December 1st through December 30th
Keep track of the BSDL Shelf Elf! Each day in December, the BSDL Elf will be doing something different at the library! Pick up a “BSDL Elf Activity” calendar available at the library beginning Friday, November 29th to keep track of our Elf. If you make note of at least 15 of his unique activities, a book will be added to the library collection in your honor!
December 1st through December 23rd
For every book that your read between December 1st and December 23rd, you can add a cotton ball to Santa’s beard on the display in the children’s area. Let’s all read, read, read-- and make Santa’s beard grow, Grow, GROW!
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, audiobooks and magazines to your personal device.
Thursday, December 5th, and December 19th at 3:30 p.m.
Join our Great Books group discussion group. Copies of the current readings are available at the circulation desk.
First Friday of the month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Come to the library and hear about some fascinating, irresistible titles. Everyone is welcome. You can find the titles discussed and more on our Staff Pics page.
Book Share Group
Wednesday, December 11th at 1 p.m.
The Book Share Group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. The group meets for one hour. During that time each person takes a turn talking about their books. Attending Book Share group is a great way to hear about books you might not hear of otherwise.
BSDL Board Meeting
Wednesday, December 11th at 9:30 a.m.
Board meetings are open to the public. Agenda will be posted at a later date.
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.
The library will be closed December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1st.
What is your library day?
There is so much to do at the library! There are new and interesting books, dvds, and audiobooks to check out. Book groups that meet, current issues of magazines and newspapers, computer workstations and wifi. With so many online services, it is easy to access the library 24/7! Follow us on facebook, pinterest, and instagram for event information, book suggestions and more!