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Fratello Marionettes

Wednesday, July 23

7:00 pm

For ages 8 - 14.

Fratello Marionettes present "Aladdin"

Puppet Show

Saturday, July 26

1:00 pm

Mr. Froggy, Mallard, and Little Turtle in "Tangled Up in Trash" by Joe Leon.  Sponsored by the City of Benicia through the Benicia Sustainability Commission and Benicia Arts and Culture Commission. 

New Water Ordinance

Effective July 1 until October 15, outside watering schedule:

Customers with addresses ending in an ODD number can water on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Customers with addresses ending in an EVEN number can water on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Watering only allowed between 7 pm and 8 am.

To learn more about the rest of the restrictions: see attached flyer below.

Art Gallery Show Applications

To enter a project for consideration for the 2015 Art Gallery calendar, download the application and guidelines or pick up a form at the Library. September 5, 2014 is deadline to turn in applications.

1960s Outsiders Party

Friday, June 20

Starting at 5 pm.

For ages 13-19

Whether a Greaser or a Soc, dress as your favorite character from the movie, The Outsiders. Listen to music, dance and compete in a 60s trivia game.

Hot Summer / Cool Movies

Friday, August 29

6:30 pm

We'll be showing great classic movies from the 30's, 40's, 50's and 60's this summer!  Come watch great films on the Library's big screen and enjoy snacks. 

We can't tell the name of the movie, but here are hints:

Extended Hours for Finals Week

Tuesday, June 3 - Thursday, June 5

Library will be open until 10 pm. 

Food for Fines

May 19-25, 2014

Return your overdue items and pay your overdue and expired hold fines with cans of food. ($5.00 limit) Each can is worth $1.00 in fines. Donations will go to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano and the food you donate will stay in this county.

The Fine Print:

Casa Buena: a Multicultural Event for Teens

Saturday, May 17

2:00-4:00 pm

Take a tour of the taste buds as our TAB (Teen Advisory Board) and Teen Volunteers provide us with tasty treats from all over the world while our other senses feast on cultural entertainment like belly dancing and live music.   We are looking for people who would like to show off their mulitcultural talent. If you would like to do a 10 minute demo, please contact the Teen Librarian.

S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G Bee!

Wednesday, May 14

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Grades 1-3 at 3:30 pm

Grades 4-6 at 4:00 pm

Grades 7-8 at 4:30 pm

A list of words and rules are available at the desk. A winner will be chosen in each grade level bracket.

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