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Bronson Branch Library

Welcome!

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The Bronson Library is happy to help you with all of your informational needs. We have a nice selection of books, magazines, videos, and computers for the public to use.

The Bronson Library is in a vibrant community and offers a variety of programs for all ages. We also have an active Friends Group and and are in the middle of a campaign to add bathrooms and an elevator to this historic building.

Stop by soon and see what we have to offer!

 

Bronson Movie Nights

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Join us on Friday, May 22 at 6 pm for the Family Movie Night. The movie is a fairy tale musical inspired by "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with goblins, elves, fairies and imps battling over a powerful potion. Then on Saturday, May 23 at 6pm the movie will be the story of a Navy SEAL sniper. This movie is rated R and children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. Call the library at (517) 369-3785 for movie titles.

President Lincoln visits Quincy Branch

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Come welcome President and Mrs. Lincoln Friday, May 22 at 5:30 and welcome train visitors as they disembark!  The President will speak from the front library steps and will then board the train to travel back to Coldwater as the Memorial Day/Civil War festivities begin.  Period clothing welcome!

Friends of the Bronson Library Book Sale

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Come shop at the Spring Book Sale held at the Bronson Library, May 12 thru May 16. The sale will be open during normal library hours.

ABCmouse.com Now Offered at BDL

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We are very pleased to announce that BDL is now offering ABCmouse.com for Libraries in all of our branches (in-library use only).

Winner of numerous awards from national education, parent, and media organizations, ABCmouse.com offers a highly engaging, expert-designed curriculum for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and beyond. With more than 3,500 individual learning activities, 450 lessons, and more than 300 online books, ABCmouse.com for Libraries encompasses reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and music, to help children build a strong foundation for academic success.

ABCmouse.com for Libraries offers a safe, Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)-compliant, 100 percent educational environment for children, with no advertising or links to external websites. Parents also can create a personal account at the library to enable their children to customize their experiences and save their progress on the ABCmouse.com Step-by-Step Learning Path.

About ABCmouse.com for Libraries

ABCmouse.com for Libraries provides children free access, through all of the 16,000 U.S. public libraries, to the leading and most comprehensive online learning resource for children ages 2 through 6+. This is the latest in a series of Age of Learning’s Education Access Initiatives, including ABCmouse.com for Schools and ABCmouse.com for Head Start, which make this high-quality early learning resource available at no cost to children regardless of their families’ circumstances.

To begin using ABCMouse in the library, click the link at the top of any BDL website page, or visit www.abcmouse.com.

To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate?

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Join us in celebrating William Shakespeare's birthday with Mango's newest language course: Shakespearean English.

This Mango course examines Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet. You may know the story, but you'll enjoy it like never before after examining Shakespearean vocabulary, word order, and even learning a Shakespearean insult or two.

Start now in your web browser or on your mobile device. All you need is a BDL library card.

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Bronson Family Movie Night

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Friday April 24 6pm-8pm. We will be showing a PG Movie following a family who is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Call the library (517) 369-3785 for the exact title. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Annual Friends of the Library Gathering at Quincy Branch

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Wonder what's going on at your local library??  Join all the Friends groups for refreshments and good conversation at the Quincy Branch on Tuesday, Apri 21 @ 6:30pm.    The gathering will take place in the lower level.  There is a ramp on the north side of the building for your convenience.

Top O' The Mornin' to Ya!

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Ready to learn some real Irish this St. Patrick's Day? Head over to Mango Languages, a free service provided by the library, to get a crash course in the language of the Emerald Isle: http://www.mangolanguages.com/try-it.php?course_id=223. And if you're ready to go further, go to https://www.branchdistrictlibrary.org/mango to create a free account and do even more.

Quilting The Old-Fashioned Way!

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Quiltmaking requires only a few simple tools and the desire to create something wonderful. If you want to learn to make a quilt from scraps like great-granny used to make, come to this mini workshop March 18 11:00-12:00 for a quick lesson. For more information and to register to attend please call 517-369-3785. Space is limited so call soon! (must be at least 14 to attend)

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