Blogs

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.

Library Jobs

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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!

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Q&A

The news is full of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and the two patients who have been transported to the United States for treatment. You may have questions. The CDC has issued information on the ebola outbreak in West Africa.  Please see their webpage or the attachment below for answers to your questions.

Library to Go Holds and Check Out Features

Library to Go has added new features to your holds.  When you place a hold you can now check mark a box to automatically check out your hold to you when it is ready.   No more worries about missing the notification that your hold is ready. 

Secondly, you can now suspend your holds, if you are not ready to receive it yet.  Log into Library to Go with your library card number and click on Account and then click on "Click Here to Review Your Holds."  Click the Options button on each hold and select the option you want.

Benicia MakerSpace

Learn to Solder

Saturday, October 18

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Students under 18 years of age must have a parent sign a waiver when you come in for the class.

If you have never learned to solder or know someone would would like to learn this is your chance!

Poets Picnic

Sunday, August 3rd

noon to 4 p.m.

Gazebo area at the park on Military and First Street

Meet Don Peery, Benicia's new Poet Laureate, and other Bay Area poet laureates!  Bring a pot luck dish to share.  Water and watermelon will be provided.

Bring your own chairs, blankets, sunscreen, and hats!

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. 

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