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

Education / Schools

SBC Free Library Adult Literacy Program to resume online

Curbside pickup will be available for those needing reading and other study materials.

Inside the San Benito County Free Library, built in 1960. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Hollister council passes support resolution for library expansion

Facility is undersized for the number of programs it provides.

Children being read to during story time at the San Benito County Free Library. File photo.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Library need elicits buck passing from local politicians

Marty Richman says that leadership means getting out front with the right answer, not just counting votes or making excuses.

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.

Coalition for a New Library co-chair Susan Logue at the July 13 meeting. Photo by Heather Graham.

Business / Economy

Community group seeks support for a new county library

Coalition preparing to request funds for feasibility study.

Folklorico Juvenil de Hollister performing on Dia De Los Niños at the San Benito County Free Library on April 30. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Art & Culture

Dia de los Niños brings music and dancing to San Benito County Free Library

First local event treats kids to books and churros.

Local author Josh Oelrich. Photo by John Chadwell.

Art & Culture

Meet local author Josh Oelrich at the library

Q and A portion to follow book reading.

Children being read to during story time at the San Benito County Free Library. Photo provided.

Art & Culture

Bilingual Family Story Time at the San Benito County Free Library

Children and their families invited to enjoy story time Thursdays from 4 p.m to 5 p.m. beginning Feb. 7.

Provided by the San Benito County Free Library.

Art & Culture

New 2019 hours for the San Benito County Free Library

Expansion of hours the result of community desire for additional service.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Art & Culture

Santa Claus is coming to the San Benito County Free Library

Community members invited to participate in 12th annual Holiday Program.

Some of the booths set up at the Nov. 17 Community Health Fair in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Health

Health fair introduces area services to San Juan Bautista residents

Ten organizations offer information and resources.

Photo provided.

Agriculture

San Benito County Free Library celebrates Fall with pumpkin patch

All community members invited to visit.

Photo provided

Art & Culture

Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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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.