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S.T.E.M. Outside with Glacier Creek!

Join Bennington Public Library for an afterschool program at Glacier Creek Nature Preserve! Kids learn best by doing and this opportunity to capture butterflies and beetles, dipnet for creek crayfish and caddisflies, utilize microscopes, binoculars, and other scientific tools is a great way for them to get to know the ecology of this restored tall grass prairie, all while developing their S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering … Continue reading S.T.E.M. Outside with Glacier Creek!

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Thanks for Another Great Summer!

As we end another great summer of reading, we want to thank all of our patrons for such a great season! This year, the Bennington Public Library community had over 850 children, teens and adults participate in our Summer Reading Challenge, which translates to over 450,000 minutes read! Highlights of the summer included ocean-themed Storytimes, hundreds of LEGO creations, minds at work during Preschool and … Continue reading Thanks for Another Great Summer!

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July Preschool & Elementary Happenings

Preschool STEAM: Mondays at 10:30 AM7/4: Octopus7/11: Sharks7/18: Jellyfish7/25: Waves & The Ocean Elementary STEAM: Tuesdays at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM7/4: Octopus7/11: Sharks7/18: Jellyfish7/25: Waves & The Ocean Community Partner Events: Wednesdays at 10:30 AM7/6: Author Visit: Whitney & John Matson7/13: Barreras Family Farm7/20: Natural Resources District: Aquatic Animals7/27: Strategic Air & Space Museum: Under Pressure Lego Club: Wednesdays at 1:30 PM Storytime: Thursdays … Continue reading July Preschool & Elementary Happenings

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We have a new catalog system!

Our new catalog has been launched! We’re excited to bring you an enhanced, user-friendly catalog that makes it easier to find and borrow materials from the library! All of your current account information (checkouts, holds, fines, address and phone, etc.) has migrated to the new system.  Your library barcode and account password have remained the same. Thank you for your patience with us as we … Continue reading We have a new catalog system!

Update on the OverDrive & Libby apps

Attention, OverDrive app users! OverDrive is discontinuing the legacy OverDrive app in early 2023 and transitioning users to the Libby app. Libby is OverDrive’s newer app for browsing and enjoying digital content from our library. It’s time to give Libby a try! All your loans, holds, and wish list items will be waiting for you in Libby when you add your library card. Libby also … Continue reading Update on the OverDrive & Libby apps