Love Poetry event

Sunday, February 15

2 to 4 pm.

The 2015 Love Poetry annual event will be held at the Camel Barn, Benicia Historical Museum - 2060 Camel Road.

Find out who the winners of this year's love poetry contest are as well as listen to their poetry.  Love Poetry JoeLeon imageRefreshments will be served.

Change Your Clocks - Change Your Batteries

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2:00 am

Time to change your clocks. 

Turn your clocks forward one hour.
And replace the batteries in your smoke alarms.

Charged Particles - Plugged-In Jazz with a Spark!

Sunday, October 27

3 pm

Dona Benicia Room

You won't want to miss this trio who have performed at Yoshi's San Francisco, the Jupiter in Berkeley and the Faultline Brewing Company in Sunnyvale. Charged Particles include Murray Low on keyboards, Jon Krosnick on drums and Aaron Germain on acoustic and electric basses.   Notable jazz publications call this group "electrifying," "definitely dazzling," and "fresh, energized and contemporary jazz!"

Downtown Scarecrow Contest

Many of the downtown businesses including the Library have built scarecrows for the annual contest.  Vote for the Library's scarecrow!  We think you'll be impressed by the talents of the boy scouts who built our scarecrow!  You can pick up a ballot at the Library, Farmer's Market or Benicia Main Street.  Voting ends October 20.   More information.

Granizo Art Tiles

If you enjoy the Granzio tiles on First Street you won't want to miss Saturday, September 13's display in the Doña Benicia Room from 3 - 5 pm.

In conjunction with September's Art Walk the Library will highlight thirteen Granizo tiles from the Benicia Historical Museum's collection.

Guillermo Wagner Granizo is one of the world's premier ceramic-tile muralists.

Affordable Care Act Informational Event

  • Thursday, November 21st: 6 to 8 pm. Doña Benicia Room.  Sponsored by the Solano Coalition for Better Health.  Receive an overview of:
    • Changes in the Affordable Care Act
    • Covered California and what it offers
    • Financial assistance to help pay for your coverage
    • Assistance on the enrollment process
    • Local resources available to help you enroll

Affordable Care Act

To find everything you need, go to:

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

What you need to sign up:

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. 

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