Monday and Wednesday:
|10 am - 7 pm
891 Michigan Avenue
P.O. Box 445
Benzonia, Michigan 49616
south of the traffic light)
Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday:
|10 am - 5 pm
|10 am - 3 pm
- 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
- 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.
- Open House --
Saturday March 15, 2:30-4:30 pm to welcome new Director Amanda McLaren.
- Book Discussion --
Thursday March 20, 11 am. Meet to discuss the "Great Michigan Read"
selected by the Michigan Humanities Council: Annie's Ghosts by Steve
- Family Friendly Craft Workshop --
Saturday, March 22, 11 am-2 pm. Create "spring inspired" art including
flowers, bugs, bunnies, baskets, plus some "despicable" little characters.
Supplies & refreshments provided at no cost. Just drop in & enjoy the fun!
- 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
ONGOING PROGRAMS & EVENTS
- Read a good book lately?
Benzonia Library Book Chat meets at the Benzonia Public Library the third Thursday
of each month at 11 a.m. 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
- The Friends of Benzonia Public Library meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm in the library.
- 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
- Join the Friends of the
to help support us.
- Looking for work?
Go to our Employment
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
has to offer.
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.