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Allied Gardens/Benjamin Branch Library update

Young writers and books for young readers

By Gina Bravo The Benjamin Friends of the Library, and the library staff would like to congratulate the following Essay Contest Winners! • Hearst Elementary: Fourth graders Poppie Kost, Mateo Malm and Taya O’Harran • Nazareth School: Eighth grader Claire DaValle • St. Therese Academy: Fourth grader John McNamara and eighth grader Armando Uribe

Tuesdays this summer at the Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library

By Kathryn Johnson The Allied Gardens/Benjamin Library is gearing up for summer. We are very excited about this year’s “Read for the Win!” summer reading program and our weekly programs that will appeal to kids of all ages. The fun begins with our Kick Off program on Tuesday, June 14 at 3 p.m. We will […]

New programs for creative adults at Allied Gardens library

By Kathryn Johnson This spring is a very exciting time for your Allied Garden/Benjamin Branch Library. We expect to reopen the building on Monday, April 11 and can’t wait for everyone to see our new circulation desk and tile flooring. In addition to this, we will be starting a new grant-funded program for older adults […]

New holiday programs at Benjamin Branch Library

By Arianne Leigh With the generous help of the Friends of the Benjamin Library, we have recently started scheduling some exciting children’s programs on Wednesday afternoons. During December, we will offer what we hope is an annual event, Gingerbread Decorating! This event is free but space is limited so be sure to arrive early. Gingerbread […]

Allied Gardens/Benjamin Branch Library update – March 20

By Arianne Leigh Noticing an extra minute or two of sunlight at the end of each day may seem insignificant, but it really does have the power to impact us in a positive way. With the beautiful weather in San Diego, it is sometimes difficult to recognize the changing seasons, but the time change provides […]

Allied Gardens/Benjamin Branch Library update – February 20

By Arianne Leigh What better way to greet 2015 than by expressing our gratitude for a wonderful 2014! The Benjamin Branch Library is honored to be a part of the Allied Gardens community and we hope that your holiday plans included a stop at the library to attend one of our exciting programs or to […]

Allied Gardens/Benjamin Branch Library update – January 16

By A. Leigh Benjamin Branch Library: Happy New Year! What better way to greet 2015 than by expressing our gratitude for a wonderful 2014! The Benjamin Branch Library is honored to be a part of the Allied Gardens community and we hope that your holiday plans included a stop at the library to attend one […]