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Monday and Wednesday: 

10 am - 7 pm

891 Michigan Avenue
P.O. Box 445
Benzonia, Michigan 49616

(One block south of the traffic light)

Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 

10 am - 5 pm  


10 am - 3 pm  


Renovation continues! Work will begin in the Fiction and Non-Fiction rooms March 31st.  Many older books will be in storage.  NEW books, DVDs Large Print, children's and YA books, and some other fiction and non-fiction will be available.  Friendly librarians are always ready to help you find good books to read or consult.

New Library Director -- The Benzonia Public Library welcomes Amanda McLaren as the new Library Director.

Library Hours Increasing! You asked; we listened. Benzonia Public Library now opens daily at 10 am.

Friends meeting time change -- The Friends of Benzonia Public Library is looking for new members. To enable more participation, the meeting time has changed to 5:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Library. Come give new life to an organization which has long supported the work of your public library.

The Winter 2014 Library newsletter is now available at the Library News page.

Please pardon our dust! January, 2014 -- If you are coming to the library, you need to know that parking is tight and things are temporarily rather messy! See this "Pardon Our Dust" PDF document for more details of what's temporarily going on.

Early Literacy Station -- The Library has a new stand-alone computer, not connected to the Internet, that will attract and educate kids ages 2-8. It is designed to support school readiness and technology access while making learning exciting and engaging. See here for more details.

A Friends Membership Brochure and Application is available on the Library Friends page.


Money Smart Week for Kids -- Saturday April 12, at 11 am. Especially for ages 4-10 but families welcome. Learn about saving and planning ahead. Co-sponsored by Frankfort Community Federal Credit Union.


Read a good book lately? Benzonia Library Book Chat meets at the Benzonia Public Library the third Monday of each month at 10 am. Instead of all reading the same book, we share what we have been reading and get inspired to read new things. All are welcome. For more information, please call the Library at 231-882-4111.

Ongoing Paperback Book and Puzzles Sale -- The Friends of Benzonia Public Library continue to offer a selection of used paperback books and used jigsaw puzzles for sale.


The Benzonia Public Library Board of Trustees meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9:30 am in the Reference Room.

The Friends of Benzonia Public Library meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm in the library.

Benzonia Public Library

Located in the Mills Community House in Benzonia, Michigan, the Library serves residents of and visitors to Benzie County.

Our collection includes historic research materials as well as current best sellers.

The Library is pleased to offer free Wi-Fi with 24/7 access from your laptop or use one of our computers during open hours.

  • Browse our Library Services page informs you about our Lending Library, Research, Computers and the Internet, and Faxes / Copies services.

  • View recent versions of our newsletter online at the Library News page .

  • Join the Friends of the Library to help support us.

  • Looking for work? Go to our Employment page and follow three easy steps!

  • Search our entire Library Catalog online, and those of other local libraries. With an online account, you can also reserve or renew any materials.

  • Explore all the Michigan eLibrary (MeL) has to offer.

  • Search the Web via Google, a very fast and powerful Internet search engine.

  • See our Useful Links page for helpful Web links regarding Genealogy, Local History and Newspapers, Books & Reading, the Community, Just for Kids, and Tax Forms.

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