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

Government / Politics

Survey shows library bond measure lacks voter support

Proponents of new or expanded facility say that a 7% shortfall can be overcome with more community outreach.

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.

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.

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.

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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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Children and Youth

Discover bilingual story time

San Benito County Free Library (SBCFL) and Fir