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Welcome to the Benzie Shores District Library, located on beautiful Betsie Bay. We have a large collection of print, ebooks, and audiobooks. A spacious Children's Area, computers, wi-fi, and outstanding programs for adults and children. Come check out what's happening @ your library!

Library Board
Service District
Patron Services
Minutes and Agendas

Contact Us
Have a question? Email the library.

Library Staff
Cathy Carter, Library Director
Stacy Pasche, Assistant Library Director
Julie Morris, Tech Services Librarian
Ashley Olstad, Youth Services Librarian
Brook Wright, Library Assistant


Library Board
Jon Armstrong, President
Jennie Schmitt, Vice President
Virginia Freeman, Secretary
Pamela Radabaugh, Treasurer
Jon Hawley, Trustee
Patricia Laarman, Trustee
Sharyn Bower, Trustee

Board Meetings: The library board meets the second Wednesday of every month at 9:30 am at the library. Public input is welcome. Dates and times of the board meeting are subject to change. Visit the Events page for current board meeting information.

Click here for approved library board meeting minutes and agendas.

Budgets are available at the library.


Service District

The library district includes the following areas: the City of Frankfort, Blaine Township, Crystal Lake Township, the Village of Elberta, Gilmore Township, and the portion of Lake Township that is in the Frankfort-Elberta school district. Patrons outside the district may use the materials in the library and have access to computers and the wireless. Subscription cards for out of district patrons are available for an annual fee of $100.


Library Newsletter

Our quarterly Shorelines Newsletter is sponsored by the Friends of the Benzie Shores Library. View recent versions online, below, or pick up a copy at the Library.

February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
Summer 2014
Winter 2014
Summer 2013
Winter 2013


Library Policies

2013 Policy Manual
Policies are subject to change. A copy of all current policies are available at the circulation desk.


630 Main Street
P.O. Box 631
Frankfort, MI 49635

Frankfort Area Map

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.

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Benzie Shores District Library