Education & Libraries
Established in 1874, Andrews University has embraced its mission to educate students for service to society for over 130 years. Today, more than 3,000 students from nearly 100 countries continue this tradition of scholarship on our campus, and 1,700 more study at affiliate and extension programs worldwide
Bridgman Public Library
Bridgman Public Library serves residents of Bridgman, Lake Township and Chikaming Township. The library has activities for all ages and a collection of over 50,000 books, newspapers, magazines, ebooks, audio books, and DVDs. Computers and WiFi access, as well as, scanning, faxing and copying services are available to the public.
Situated on a 10-acre campus along the shore of the St. Joseph River, the campus is distinguished by its natural beauty and spacious indoor and outdoor learning areas. Well-equipped classrooms, playgrounds, children's gardens, prairies, woods and wetlands create an environment designed to ignite imagination and enrich young lives.
James White Library
The James White Library contains an immense and important collection of research materials - over 1.5 million materials in total - that constitutes an invaluable resource for the Southwest Michigan Community.
Lake Michigan College
The philosophy of Lake Michigan College is founded on the belief that education is for all who wish to develop their potential. It is fundamental that a community college assist in meeting the educational, career, cultural, wellness and recreational needs of the community it serves.
Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Public Library
We provide books, CDs, DVDs, audio books, computer access, meeting rooms, and a variety of programs for people of all ages. We serve southwest Michigan, primarily St. Joseph, Benton Harbor and Stevensville areas.
The Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan
Our mission is to conduct meetings and provide speakers for the purpose of aiding in the creation and expression of enlightened public opinion on the important economic and social questions of the day but without endorsement of a particular cause.