Thinking about Retiring?

Join us for a FREE workshop on Wednesday, October 22 at 7 p.m. in the Doña Benicia Room. 

Get some up-to-date information on the many options to consider before you make your retirement decision from a Social Security representative.  Medicare and Social Security options will be discussed.

Jack-O-Lantern Contest and Scary Stories

Wednessday, October 29

7:00 - 8:30 pm

Enter the Library's 17th annual Jack-o-Lantern Contest!  Bring your carved pumpkin to enter the contest, or just come to vote for your favorites. The contest is open to everyone, including teens and adults, so show off those carving skills.   While the judges choose the winners, listen to some scary stories, very scary ones told in the dark for brave children (8 and up), and less scary ones for younger children.

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.

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

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.

Love Poetry Contest

Love poetry submissions for the 2015 Love Poetry event are now being accepted.  Love Poetry JoeLeon imageSubmit up to three orignial, unpublished love poems via email to jelyabc13@yahoo.comSubmissions due November 30, 2014.  For more information and exact details of what can be accepted see attached flyer below.&nbs

Ever Wonder What the Staff Is Reading?

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