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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  

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.

(Note: The Library is closed on: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and is closed at 5 p.m. the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.)
Benzonia Public Library

Happenings at the Library...

Announcements   Ongoing Programs & Events
Upcoming Events   Meetings

BPL now offers eBooks! -- Visit our new eBooks section on the Services page for more information. Overdrive is generously funded by the Friends of Benzonia Public Library. (Posted 10/15/14)

The November-December 2014 Library newsletter is now available at the Library Newsletter page. (Posted 11/13/14)

Quilt Raffle for the "Black & White & Red All Over Quilt" -- Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $20, and are available at the Benzonia Public Library. Drawing to be held November 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm at the library. Winner need not be present to win. (Free shipping to winner if not local). For additional information, see the flyer here, or call the library at 231-882-4111.

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 5:00 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.

Renovation continues! -- See here to find out more of what's 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.


Holiday Book Sale -- November 14th & 15th, 10 am to 3 pm. Enjoy refreshments while shopping our selection of gently used books and puzzles. Please click here for more information.

Fall Craft Series -- "Let's Get Loopy" -- November 19th, 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Special guest crafter, Vicki Carpenter, will show you how to hand-tie looped yarn scarves. Please click here for more information.

Holiday Party and Craft Workshop -- Saturday, December 13th, 10 am to 1 pm. Join us for holiday fun!! Christmas stories and carols! Grinch program and puppet show! Awesome crafts and delicious snacks! Fun for the whole family! See here for more information.


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 now meets the second Monday of each month at 3:00 pm in the Reference Room. (Note new day and time.)

The Friends of Benzonia Public Library meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm in the library.

At our site...

  • 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 Newsletter 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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