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Open enrollment starts October 1, 2013 and ends April 15, 2014.  Coverage will start January 1, 2014.

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Uncensored: Banned Books Event for Teens

Saturday, September 20

1-3 pm

Library to Go Overdrive Media Console and iOS7 Upgrade Fix

If you are an exisiting OverDrive Media Console (OMC) user and you have upgraded your Apple devise to iOS7, your OverDrive app will fail to open the books.   Go to the Apple App Store and download OverDrive Media Console v. 3.0.2 to solve the issue.  You will have to reauthorize your device.   New or first time users of OMC are unaffected by this issue. 

Make a Request

You can request items to be borrowed from other libraries, if they are not available in our catalog.

Ear buds available for purchase

We now have ear buds available at the Customer Service Desk for your listening convenience for $1.00

After School Zone

Need a place to hang out after school? The After School Zone gives students a place to study, eat, talk to friends and even play video games!  For ages 8 - 19.

Monday through Thursday

3:15 - 5 p.m.

Doña Benicia Room

Building Club will be included in the After School Zone the first and third Thursday of each month:  August 21st; September 4th and 18th, October 2nd and 16th, November 6th and 20th, and December 4th and 18th.  Come in and play Legos!

Baby Storytime Is Moving

To Wednesdays starting September 4

1:00 - 1:30 pm

NEW: Consumer Reports available online

Have you always wanted to use the online version of Consumer ReportsConsumer Reports

Ancestry.com

The Library has recently added Ancestry.com to our database selections. AncestryAncestry Library Edition is located under the RESEARCH tab above, then in the Genealogy section.  The database includes records from the U.S.

Teen Back to School Survival Photo Contest

DEADLINE: Sunday, 8/18

Decorate your back pack, book cover or notebook & post a photo of it on our Teen Zone Benicia Facebook page. In the caption share your favorite things that help you survive back to school! The winner will receive their own survival kit full of school supplies, junk food and a Benicia Public Library USB port in a cool "I read banned books" tote bag.

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