Summer Reading Program Ends August 31

Congratulations to all those who participated in Summer Reading for kids and teens.  Don't forget that Saturday, August 31st is the last day to pick up your prizes for all the reading you've accomplished!   

Visual Catalog Has Been Upgraded

The Visual Catalog has been upgraded with a new and improved interface. Note the large Place Hold and Add to List buttons.  You can rate the book by clicking on the stars below the picture of the item and log in write a review.  Click on All Copies to see the libraries who own copies.

Spelling Bee!

Wednesday, May 22

3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

grades 5-8


Teen Volunteer shifts for summer are completely full. If you turn an application in now, you will be placed on the waiting list and will only be contacted if a spot becomes available.

Please remember that applications for the school year will be out on June 1st. These shifts will also fill up very quickly so please turn your application in very soon to guarantee your spot for the school year.

Cancelled - Annual Cupcake Contest


Wednesday, May 22

7:00 pm

Choosing Your Power -- Author talk

Choosing Your power

Thursday, April 18

7 pm

Join local author, Wayne D. Pernell, PhD as he discusses his new book: Choosing Your Power: Becoming Who You Deserve to Be, at Home and in the World.  The event will be held in the Doña Benicia Room and copies will be available for purchase at the event.

Communities Matter - National Library Week

Whether it's poetry or story time, ebooks, DVDs, or simply using the Internet or being in our Library to read the newspaper -- thank you, Benicia for making us your Library!


National Library Week

Cypress Resume

Take a look at Cypress Resume, a new database that will help you write Cypress Resumeprofessional and eye-catching resumes. Locate it under the Research tab, then scroll down the list to locate the link -- available from home or on Library computers.

Poets at the Art Walk

Saturday, June 8

Hear poetry with Benicia's Poet Laureate, Lois Requist, and members of the First Tuesday Poetry Group in combination with the monthly First Street Art Walk.  The readings will be at the following times and locations:  5 pm next to the Plein Air Art Gallery at Joyous Spaces, 6 pm at Gallery 621 and 7 pm at Bookshop Benicia.  Come, read, listen!

Art Gallery Reception

Wednesday, April 10

6:45 - 7:30 pm

Come meet the high school artists contributing to this year's Benicia High and Liberty High School mixed media show called Framing the Imagination.

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