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Gardening in Times of Drought

Saturday, October 25

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Learn about rainwater harvesting, low-water need plants, lawn replacement rebates, water conserving irrigation, mulching, and soil amendments.  Also learn more about the Sustainability Commission in Benicia.  Co-sponsored by the Library and the UCCE Solano County Master Gardeners.

Hands-on STEAM

Wednesday, September 24th

3:30 - 4:45 pm

ages 6-10 

Science!

Technology!

Engineering!

September is National Literacy Month

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Most of us take for granted our ability to read the printed word - the street signs around us, filling in application forms and more.  For 30 years the state of California has provided literacy services through the California Library Literacy Services!  Governor Brown recognized this milestone with a proclamation. 

Try a Book Club This Year

We have books clubs for all ages.  Try one today.  - Biography book club will be starting the first Monday of the Month in January.

20-Something Book Club - First Tuesday of the Month, 7 pm

 Are you between the ages of 18 and 29 and interested in books? Come to the 20-Something Book Club.

Kid's Book Club, First Tuesday of the Month, 3:30-4:30 pm

September is National Library Card Sign- Up Month!

If you don't ave a library card September is the month to get one! Get a free pencil when you sign up for a library card and enter our raffle for a $25 coupon to spend at an upcoming Friends Book Sale! 

Bring in your photo ID and verification of your current address and you can be on your way to checking out a variety of items both from the Library and from our extensive list of online resources.

Children 4 and older can also get a card when a parent (or legal guardian) comes in with them. 

Dial 2-1-1 for Essential Community Services

After the recent earthquake in Napa, it is a good time to remind our community that if you need a toll-free live professional with information and/or referrals regarding health and human services, 24/7 and in a variety of languages - dial 211 from your landline or cell phone.

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Summer Reading Programs end August 31

It's not too late to collect your prizes for all of the Summer Reading Programs. 

Come in by Sunday, August 31st.

SolTrans System Restructuring Input

If you missed the SolTrans Restructuring Open House yesterday it's not too late to  voice your ideas on how a future transit network should look. Your input is important.  Take a look at the proposed changes and take the online survey.

September 18 is Read an eBook Day

New Library to Go users can try the new Overdrive ebook app for Android, iOS, Nooks, Kindles, and Windows 8.  This update features the long-awaited elimination of the Adobe Authorization step from the app installation process—one of your most frequently requested enhancements!

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