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Benicia Public Library Anniversary Celebration
June 16 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pmFree
Twenty-five years ago, the Benicia Public Library moved from its long-time location at 144 East G Street (now a private residence) to its present location at 150 East L Street. The Library plans to celebrate the milestone with a series of events:
- Family Storytime, 11:30 a.m.
- Library opens, 12 p.m.
- 25-years of Storytimes: 12, 12:30, 1 p.m. in the Dona Benicia Room, featuring children’s librarians of the past
- Speeches and Cake, 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. in the Dona Benicia Room
- Poet Laureate Johanna Ely will read a poem written for the occasion
- Speakers, including former City Librarians Susan Hildreth and Carol Starr, building architect Frants Albert, former Mayor Marilyn O’Rourke, Mayor Elizabeth Patterson, State Librarian Greg Lucas, and others.
- 25-years of Storytimes continued: 2:30, 3, 3:30 p.m.
- Coyote (acoustic) concert, 4 p.m. at the Library Fireplace
- Adult Storytime, 5 p.m.