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2018 Annual Meeting: 12:30pm May 6

 

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2017 District 12 Tournaments
Directors' Corner
VuBridge Hand of the Week
Vu-Bridge Beginner's Corner

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Library

The Lansing Bridge Center maintains a library for the use of all players at the Center. It is hoped that you will find the materials helpful in improving your game.  Along with the many books and pamphlets, the Library also has a number of CDs that you can take out and load onto you PC.

If you would like to suggest a book for purchase, or have other comments, go to the Contact Us page and your comments will be forwarded to the Librarian.

LIBRARY RULES

        THE CHECK-OUT OF LIBRARY MATERIALS IS ON AN HONOR SYSTEM

        YOU MAY TAKE OUT ONE BOOK AT A TIME

        PLEASE RETURN THE BOOK PROMPTLY - IF NOT RETURNED AFTER SIX WEEKS, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED, AND FINES MAY BE ASSESSED.                            

 

 TO CHECK OUT A BOOK

        REMOVE THE CARD FROM THE BOOK, WRITE YOUR NAME AND THAT DAY'S DATE ON IT

        PLACE THE CARD IN THE BOOK RETURN DROP-BOX

        FILL OUT ALL INFORMATION ON THE CHECK-OUTSHEET

        UPON RETURN,  PLACE THE BOOK IN THE DROP-BOX  

Recent Additions to Library

BERGEN, MARTY --------- POINTS SCHMOINTS
HALL, BURT & ROSE ----- HOW THE EXPERTS WIN AT BRIDGE
DUFRESNE, MARYANN --- BRIDGE WITH BELLS & WHISTLES
GRANT, AUDREY --------- BRIDGE BASICS
GRANT, AUDREY --------- 2/1 GAME FORCE
HARDY, MAX ------------- STANDARD BIDDING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
KANTAR, EDDIE ---------- BRIDGE FOR DUMMIES
KANTAR, EDDIE ---------- TAKE ALL YOUR CHANCES
KELSEY, HUGH ----------- KILLING DEFENSE AT BRIDGE
KLINGER, RON ----------- MODERN LOSING TRICK COUNT
MANLEY ------------------ THE OFFICIAL ACBL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BRIDGE

RODWELL, ERIC -----------BIDDING TOPICS

SEAGRAM, BARBARA ---- 25 CONVENTIONS YOU SHOULD KNOW
SEAGRAM, BARBARA ---- PLANNING THE PLAY OF A BRIDGE HAND
STARK, ANDY ------------ THE WEAK NOTRUMP: HOW TO PLAY IT & PLAY AGAINST IT

There are also 3 CDs you can take out.
Take them home, install them on your PC and return them. They are yours forever!

LAWRENCE, MIKE ---------COUNTING AT BRIDGE

KANTAR, EDDIE ---------- MODERN BRIDGE DEFENSE

KANTAR, EDDIE ---------- ADVANCED BRIDGE DEFENSE 

Inventory by Title
Inventory by Author
LAST NAME FIRST NAME TITLE
ACBL   GUIDE TO CONVENTIONS
ANDERSEN RON LEBENSOHL CONVENTION COMPLETE
ANDERSEN RON PREMPTS FROM A TO Z
BARON RANDALL BRIDGE PLAYERS' DICTIONARY
BECKER JAY BECKER ON BRIDGE
BERGEN MARTY MODERN DOUBLES
BERGEN MARTY 2/1 GAME FORCING
BERGEN MARTY 1 NT FORCING
BERGEN MARTY HAND EVALUATION
BERGEN MARTY MASTERING WEAK 2 BIDS
BERGEN MARTY BEREGEN RAISES
BERGEN MARTY HOW TO PLAY 3 NT
BERGEN MARTY HOW TO PLAY FOUR OF A MAJOR
BERGEN MARTY AFTER YOUR OPPONENT OPENS
BERGEN MARTY RESPONDER'S BIDS
BERGEN MARTY OPENING LEADS VS. NT
BERGEN MARTY OPENING LEADS VS. SUIT CONTRACTS
BERGEN MARTY WHAT YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT TRANSFERS
BERGEN MARTY THE BEST OF BERGEN
BERGEN MARTY HOW TO DEFEAT 3NT
BERGEN MARTY CREATING TRUMP TRICKS
BERGEN MARTY MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR ENTRIES
BERGEN MARTY HOW TO EXECUTE AND ENDPLAY
BERGEN MARTY THE LAW OF TOTAL TRICKS
BERGEN MARTY A FRESH LOOK AT 7 EXCELLENT CONVENTIONS
BERGEN MARTY GOOD JUDGEMENT, GREAT OPENINGS
BERGEN MARTY HOW TO PLAY A PART SCORE
BERGEN MARTY DON’T, DON’T RUNOUTS AND DELAYED DON’T
BERGEN MARTY BETTER BALANCING WITH BERGEN
BERGEN MARTY THE ULTIMATE CHEAT SHEET
BERGEN MARTY WHAT YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT CUE BIDS
BERGEN MARTY CONSTRUCTIVE BIDDING, LEADS AND SIGNALS
BERGEN MARTY COUNTING AT BRIDGE
BERGEN MARTY ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR GOOD COMPETITVE BIDDING
BERGEN MARTY DEFENSE WITH A CAPITAL D
BERGEN MARTY IMPROVE YOUR 2/1 GF BIDDING
BERGEN MARTY OPENER'S BEST REBIDS
BERGEN MARTY BERGEN'S BEST QUIZZES, VOL 1
BERGEN MARTY BEST BRIDGE QUIZZES
BERGEN MARTY BEST BRIDGE TIPS
BERGEN MARTY BETTER BIDDING, VOL 1
BERGEN MARTY BETTER BIDDING, VOL 2
BERGEN MARTY MARTY SEZ, VOL 2
BERGEN MARTY MARTY SEZ, VOL 3
BERGEN MARTY MORE DECLARER PLAY
BERGEN MARTY NEGATIVE DOUBLES
BERGEN MARTY POINTS SCHMOINTZ
BERGEN MARTY SLAM BIDDING
BERGEN MARTY TO OPEN OR NOT TO OPEN- THE RULE OF 20
BERGEN MARTY UNDERSTANDING 1 NT FORCING
BIRD DAVID SECRETS OF EXPERT DEFENSE
BIRD DAVID END PLAYS
BIRD DAVID DEFENSIVE SIGNALS
BLACKWOODEASLEY   BRIDGE HUMANICS
BLACKWOODEASLEY   BLACKWOOD ON SLAMS
BLACKWOODEASLEY   CARD PLAY FUNDAMENTALS
BLUBAUGH JOHN LOSING TRICK COUNT
BROWN  RICK NATURAL PRECISION
BRUNO STEVE TWO OVER ONE GAME FORCE
BURKOFF STANLEY TALL BRIDGE TALES
CAPPELLETTI   CAPPELLETTI OVER NT
CAPPELLETTI   CAPPELLETTI OVER ONE OF A MAJOR DOUBLED
COFFIN GEORGE END PLAYS
COFFIN GEORGE NATURAL BIG CLUB
COHEN LARRY BRIDGE BELOW THE BELT
COHEN LARRY FOLLOWING THE LAW
COHEN LARRY TO BID OR NOT: THE LAW OF TOTAL TRICKS
CULBERTSON ELI CONTRACT BRIDGE COMPLETE
CULBERTSON ELI POINT COUNT BIDDING
DANIELS DAVID THE GOLDEN AGE OF BRIDGE
DANIELSON ROBERT DANIELSON'S PRECICIONS
DIAMOND LAWRENCE MASTERING HAND EVALUATION
DONNELLY JOHN HAPPINESS IS A SQUEEZE
DORMER ALBERT POWERHOUSE HANDS
DUFRESNE MARY ANN BRIDGE WITH THE BELLS AND WHISTLES
EMERY SUE NO PASSING FANCY
EWEN ROBERT OPENING LEADS 
EWEN ROBERT IT'S ALL IN THE GAME
FALK ALLAN PRE-EMPTIVE BIDDING
FALK ALLAN BRIDGE TOOLKIT
FELDHEIM HAROLD SPINGOLD CHALLENGE
FELDHEIM HAROLD FIVE CARD MAJOR BIDDING
FELDHEIM HAROLD NEGATIVE AND RESPONSIVE DOUBLES
FLANNERY BILL FLANNERY 2 DIAMOND OPENING
FLINT   COMPETITIVE BIDDING, THE FIRST PRINCIPL
FLINT   THE FIRST PRINCIPLE
FORQUET PIETRO BRIIDGE WITH THE BLUE TEAM
FRY SAMUEL HOW TO WIN AT BRIDGE
GARRAZO BENITO THE BLUE CLUB
GOLDMAN BOBBY ACES SCIENTIFIC
GRANOVETTER   HOW TO PLAY BRIDGE WITH YOUR SPOUSE
GRANOVETTER   BRIDGE CONVENTIONS IN DEPTH
GRANT AUDREY 2 OVER 1 GAME FORCE
GRANT AUDREY BRIDGE- THE DIAMOND SERIES
GRANT AUDREY BRIDGE- THE CLUB SERIES
GRANT AUDREY BRIDGE- THE HEART SERIES
GRANT AUDREY BRIDGE- THE SPADE SERIES
GRANT AUDREY COMMONLY USED CONVENTIONS
GRANT AUDREY MORE COMMONLY USED CONVENTIONS
GRANT AUDREY THE JOY OF BRIDGE
HALL BURT HOW THE EXPERTS WIN AT BRIDGE
HANNA  WILLIAM PRECISION POWER BIDDING
HARDY MAX 2/1 GAME FORCE
HARDY MAX 5 CARD MAJORS WESTERN STYLE
HARDY MAX COMPETITIVE BIDDING WITH TOW-SUITED HANDS
HARDY MAX ADVANCED BRIDGE BIDDING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
HARDY MAX NEW MINOR 4TH SUIT FORCING
HARDY MAX SPLINTERS
HOFFMAN MARTIN HOFFMAN ON PAIRS PLAY
JACOBY OSWALD JACOBY MODERN
JACOBY OSWALD JACOBY ON CARD GAMES
KABAN   COMPLETE SYSTEM FOR TOURNAMENT BRIDGE
KANTAR EDDIE A TREASURY OF BRIDGE TIPS
KANTAR EDDIE ADVANCED BRIDGE DEFENSE
KANTAR EDDIE DEFENSIVE TIPS FOR BAD CARD HOLDERS
KANTAR EDDIE GAMEMAN BRIDGE
KANTAR EDDIE HOW TO WIN AT BRIDGE
KANTAR EDDIE INTRO TO DEFENDERS' PLAY
KANTAR EDDIE KANTAR FOR THE DEFENSE, VOL 1
KANTAR EDDIE ROMAN KEY CARD BLACKWOOD
KANTAR EDDIE TAKE ALL YOUR CHANCES AT BRIDGE
KANTAR EDDIE TAKE ALL YOUR CHANCES AT BRIDGE
KANTAR EDDIE TAKE YOUR TRICKS
KANTAR EDDIE TEST YOUR BRIDGE PLAY
KANTAR EDDIE TEST YOUR BRIDGE PLAY
KANTAR EDDIE THE BEST OF EDDIE KANTAR
KANTAR EDDIE THE FORCING PASS
KAPLAN EDGAR DUPLICATE BRIDGE
KAPLAN EDGAR THE MODERN LOSING TRICK COUNT
KAPLAN EDGAR HOW TO PLAY WINNING BRIDGE
KARPIN FRED HOW TO PLAY AND MISPLAY SLAM CONTRACTS
KARPIN FRED THE FINESSE
KARPIN FRED WINNING PLAY IN TOURNAMENT BRIDGE
KELSEY HUGH 101 BRIDGE MAXIMS
KELSEY HUGH MATCHPOINT BRIDGE
KELSEY HUGH BRIDGE LOGIC
KELSEY HUGH COUNTDOWN TO BETTER BRIDGE
KELSEY HUGH IMPROVE YOUR OPENING LEADS
KELSEY HUGH KILLING DEFENSE AT BRIDGE
KELSEY HUGH SHARPEN YOUR BRIDGE TECHNIQUE
KELSEY HUGH SIMPLE SQUEEZES
KELSEY HUGH SLAM BIDDING
KELSEY   THE TOUGH GAME
KELSEY HUGH TEST YOUR TRUMP CONTROL
KILPATRICK JAMES A BEASTIARY OF BRIDGE
KLINGER RON CUE BIDDING TO SLAMS
KLINGER RON GUIDE TO BETTER BRIDGE
KLINGER RON IMPROVE YOUR BRIDGE MEMORY
KLINGER RON MODERN LOSING TRICK COUNT
KLINGER RON POWER ACOL
LAVINTHAL HY DEFENSE STRATEGY IN BRIDGE
LAWRENCE MIKE BIDDING QUIZZES 1: THE UNCONTESTED AUCTION
LAWRENCE MIKE COMPLETE BOOK ON BALANCING
LAWRENCE MIKE DOUBLE! NEW MEANING FOR AN OLD BID
LAWRENCE MIKE FALSE CARDS
LAWRENCE MIKE HAND EVALUATION
LAWRENCE MIKE HOW TO PLAY CARD COMBINATIONS
LAWRENCE MIKE HOW TO READ YOUR OPPONENETS CARDS
LAWRENCE MIKE MAJOR SUIT RAISES
LAWRENCE MIKE OPENING LEADSDYNAMIC DEFENSE
LAWRENCE MIKE OVERCALLS
LAWRENCE MIKE PASSED HAND BIDDING
LAWRENCE MIKE PLAY BRIDGE WITH MIKE LAWRENCE
LAWRENCE MIKE SWISS TEAMS OF FOUR
LAWRENCE MIKE TAKE-OUT DOUBLES
LAWRENCE MIKE THE COMPLETE BOOK OF OVERCALLS
LAWRENCE MIKE THE DEVYN PRESS HANDBOOK OF PARTNERSHIP UNDERSTANDING
LAWRENCE MIKE TOPICS ON BRIDGE BOOKLETS 1-30
LAWRENCE MIKE TWO OVER ONE SYSTEM
LAWRENCE MIKE WINNING BRIDGE INTANGIBLE
LOWDEN REED THE LOWDEN CUE BID
MACKINNON ROBERT BRIDGE, PROBABILITY AND INFORMATION
MAHMOOD ZIA BRIDGE MY WAY
MALLON JOHN OPENING LEADS AND SIGNALS
MARSTON PAUL PRINCIPLE OF CARD PLAY
MCVEY MARY ANN PLAY BRIDGE
MILES MARSHALL ALL FIFTY-TWO CARDS
MILES MARSHALL HOW TO WIN AT DUPLICATE BRIDGE
MOLLO VICTOR BRIDGE ALA CARTE
MOLLO VICTOR BRIDGE COURSE COMPLETE
MOLLO VICTOR BRIDGE IN THE FOURTH DIMENSION
MOLLO VICTOR BRIDGE IN THE MENAGERIE
MOLLO VICTOR BRIDGE MAGIC
MOLLO VICTOR BRIDGE SAGA
MOLLO VICTOR CARD PLAY TECHNIQUE
MOLLO VICTOR HOW GOOD IS YOUR DEFENSE
MOLLO VICTOR MURDER IN THE MENAGERIE
MOLLO VICTOR STREAMLINED BRIDGE
MOLLO VICTOR SUCCESS AT BRIDGE
MOLLO VICTOR TEST YOUR DEFENSE
MOLLO VICTOR THE BRIDGE IMMORTALS
MOLLO VICTOR THE HOG IN THE 21ST CENTURY
MOLLO VICTOR THE OTHER SIDE OF BRIDGE
MOLLO VICTOR WINNING BRIDGE
MOLLO VICTOR YOU NEED NEVER LOSE AT BRIDGE
MUNGER ROBERT THE ROMAN TWO DIAMOND OPENING
NIELSEN AKSEL FOCUS ON BRIDGE DEFENSE
NORTH FREDDIE AUNT AGATHA PLAYS TOURNAMENT BRIDGE
PAYNE DICK TOTAL TRICKS TNT & COMPETITIVE BIDDING
PLACE LUCILLE BEGINNING BRIDGE
QUINN TERRY GREAT BRIDGE CONSPIRACY
REESE TERENCE ART OF DEFENSE
REESE TERENCE BLOCKING & UNBLOCKING PLAYS
REESE TERENCE BRIDGE CONVENTION, FINESSES, AND COUPS
REESE TERENCE DEVELOP YOUR BIDDING JUDGEMENT
REESE TERENCE MASTER PLAY IN CONTRACT BRIDGE
REESE TERENCE MOST PUZZLING SITUATIONS IN BRIDGE PLAY
REESE TERENCE PRECISION BIDDING, PRECISION PLAY
REESE TERENCE REESE ON PLAY
REESE TERENCE SAFETY PLAYS IN BRIDGE
REESE TERENCE STORY OF AN ACCUSATION
REESE TERENCE THE MISTAKES YOU MAKE AT BRIDGE
REESE TERENCE THOSE EXTRA CHANCES AT BRIDGE
REESE TERENCE TRICK 13
REESE TERENCE UNHOLY TRICKS
REESE TERENCE THE ACOL SYSTEM
ROOT WILLIAM COMMENSENSE BIDDING
ROOT WILLIAM HOW TO DEFEND A BRIDGE HAND
ROOT WILLIAM HOW TO PLAY A BRIDGE HAND
ROOT WILLIAM MODERN BRIDGE CONVENTION
ROSENCRANTZ GEORGE ROMEX
ROSENCRANTZ GEORGE WINNING BIDS
ROSLER   JOURNALIST LEADS
ROTH  ALVIN BRIDGE IS A PARTNERSHIP GAME
ROTH  ALVIN MODERN BRIDGE BIDDING COMPLETE-ROTH POINT COUNT
RODWELL ERIC DISCARDING
RODWELL ERIC BIDDING TOPICS
SANDS NORMA SLAM BIDDING 
SEAGRAM BARBARA PLANNING THE PLAY OF A BRIDGE HAND
SEAGRAM BARBARA 25 MORE BRIDGE CONVENTIONS YOU SHOULD KNOW
SEAGRAM BARBARA 25 WAYS TO COMPETE IN BIDDING
SEAGRAM BARBARA FOUR-SUIT TRANSFERS
SEAGRAM BARBARA 25 WAYS TO BE A BETTER DEFENDER
SENIOR BRIAN THE MULTI-TWO DIAMOND
SHEINWOLD ALFRED BRIDGE PLAYDUPLICATE BRIDGE
SHEINWOLD ALFRED FIRST BOOK OF BRIDGE
SHEINWOLD ALFRED FIVE WEEKS TO WINNING BRIDGE
SHEINWOLD ALFRED SHORT-CUTS TO WINNING BRIDGE
SILODOR   SILODOR SAYS
SIMON SJ WHY YOU LOSE AT BRIDGE
SOHL JERRY UNDERHANDED BRIDGE
SONTAG ALAN THE BRIDGE BUM
SQUIRE NORMAN CARD PLAY TECHNIQUE
SQUIRE NORMAN POINTS AT MATCHPOINTS
STARK ANDY THE WEAK NO TRUMP
STAYMAN SAMUEL THE COMPLETE STAYMAN SYSTEM
STEWART FRANK BETTER BRIDGE FOR THE ADVANCED PLAYER
STEWART FRANK COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO DEFENSE
STEWART FRANK DEFENSIVE PLAY
TAIT JW BRIDGE CHALLENGE
TAIT JW MASTER PAIRS TECHNIQUE
THURSTON PAUL BRIDGE: 25 STEPS TO LEARNING 2/1
TRUSCOTT ALAN INTERMEDIATE BRIDGE IN THREE WEEKS
TRUSCOTT ALAN THE GREAT BRIDGE SCANDAL
TRUSCOTT ALAN WINNING DECLARER PLAY
VON DER PRTEN RONALD INTRO TO DEFENSIVE BRIDGE
VON ELSNER DONALD EVERYTHING'S JAKE WITH ME
VON ELSNER DONALD THE ACE OF SPIES
VON ELSNER DONALD THE BEST OF JAKE WINKMAN
VON ELSNER DONALD THE JAKE OF DIAMONDS
WATSON LOUIS WATSON'S PLAY OF THE HAND
WEI KATHERINE PRECISION ONE CLUB
WEI KATHERINE SIMPLIFIED PRECISION SYSTEM
WEI KATHERINE BIDDING PRECICELY VOL 2
WEI KATHERINE MATCH POINT PRECICION
WEI KATHERINE PERFECT YOUR NO TRUMP BIDDING
WEI KATHERINE PROFITS FROM PREEMPTS
WHITE TRAVIS ODD TRICKS
WOOLSEY KIT MATCHPOINTS
WOOLSEY KIT MODERN DEFENSIVE SIGNALLING
WOOLSEY KIT MODERN DEFENSIVE SIGNALLING VOL 1
WOOLSEY KIT PARTNERSHIP DEFENSE