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Welcome to the Bessemer Public Library
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4th Annual Gingerbread House Event

Saturday, December 5th

11:00am - 1:00pm

City Hall Auditorium


All kids aged 6-12 are invited!

We provide everything you need to create a tasty masterpiece to take home!

There is no charge for this event and registration is not necessary.

cute gingerbread house clipart

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We are hiring!

The Bessemer Public Library is hiring a temporary, part-time Library Assistant. The ideal candidate will be:

  • Comfortable using computers (check items in and out, find answers to customers' questions, and provide basic computer help to customers)
  • Able to interact with the public in a professional manner
  • Able to prioritize tasks in a busy work environment
  • Able to follow all library procedures in order to provide excellent customer experiences

This is a detail oriented position of approximately 25 hours per week for the month of February 2016, although additional hours may be available after that time. Daytime availability is necessary. Schedule can be mornings or afternoons, or a combination of the two. Training for this position will take place during the month of January.


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply in person at the Library.

Download Audiobooks & eBooks PDF Print E-mail

Check out e-books and audiobooks at the Great Lakes Digital Library! It's completely free to use. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Don't know those numbers? Get them at the library front desk.


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Need a book that isn't on our shelves?

Want to catch up on TV shows you missed?

Use our PII (Patron Initiated Intra Library Loan) system to get what you want!

This system allows our customer to place holds on items owned by other participating libraries

and have them sent to Bessemer, with no cost to our customers!

All you need is your library card number and PIN, then start searching our catalog!


Books In A Series PDF Print E-mail

Are you looking for the names of all the books in the series you've been reading? Check out the website What's Next™: Books In Series Database of Kent District Library. It will help you search series fiction by title, author, or series. The link is also listed under our Book Links menu.

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