San Benito County Free Library. File photo by John Chadwell.

Nonprofits

Friends of the SBC Free Library celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week with online auction

Bids accepted through Oct. 24, with proceeds used for library services and programs.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Nonprofits

Friends of the Library to host 10th annual Tea and Treasures fundraiser

Fundraiser to feature brunch, raffle and silent auction.

San Benito County Free Library. File photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

San Benito County to contract for a feasibility study on new library

Supervisors direct librarian to fund it from existing budget.

Francesca Giannotta (left) said she felt inspired to use the San Benito County Free Library after attending the March 17 Tea and Treasures Brunch. Giannotta is shown with Melinda Casillas. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Nonprofits

Friends of the Library hosts annual fundraiser brunch

Event also raises public awareness of programs and services.

Rebecca Salinas tutoring at the San Benito County Free Library. File Photo.

Nonprofits

Friends of the Library teaches adults how to read

Friends of the Library volunteers tutor adults to improve their English skills in order to have a better understanding of the language and accomplish a specific goal.

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Art & Culture

Friends Volunteer to Improve Our Library’s Welfare

The Friends of the Library is hosting their largest annual fundraising event at San Juan Oaks.

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Children and Youth

Friends of Library Recognize Marty Richman for advocacy

Friends of the SBC Free Library celebrated 37 years of serving the library by presenting Marty Richman plaques in recognition of his support and announcing children writing contest winners.

New teacher Diane Mateus with her basket.

Children and Youth

“Baskets of Learning” for new teachers

Two local nonprofits thank new teachers for choosing Hollister and San Benito County as their place to educate.

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Government / Politics

OPINION: Future Library Community Center Group invites feedback

The group is working toward buildng a new library. Meetings will be held monthly and everyone is welcome to attend

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Art & Culture

Library fundraiser a success

A recent Friends of the Library event raised $4,500

Members of the community join the fundraiser to help the library. Toast!

Nonprofits

Thank you from the Friends of the Library

The Friends of the San Benito County Free Library thank the community for their support at recent fundraiser

San Benito County Free Library National Library Week 2016

Children and Youth

San Benito County Free Library To Celebrate National Library Week

A week of events has a theme of "Libraries Transform"

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Art & Culture

Great Reads by Kathy Larabell

Book reviews of titles available in the San Benito County Library

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Art & Culture

Friends of the San Benito County Free Library Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Library advocacy group thanks the community for helping celebrate the milestone at a potluck

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Nonprofits

Grant to fund program specialist at library

Friends of the Library received a grant of $20,000 from Monterey Peninsula Foundation to help Library literacy services.