Bryan-Bennett Library

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Bryan-Bennett Library Summer Reading Program Underway



  • For all ages
  • Pick up a bingo card from the Library’s circulation desk
  • Cards are available in 4 age groups: Third Grade and younger; Fourth through Sixth Grade; Seventh Grade through High School; Adult
    When you get a “bingo” either across, down, or diagonally, turn in your card at the Library and receive a prize. Your card will be put in the box for a Grand Prize Drawing on Friday, July 14. The more cards you turn in, the more chances you have of winning!
  • A drawing will be held for a grand prize winner in each of the 4 age groups. One $50 gift card Grand Prize will be awarded in each age category.
  • There will also be a drawing for a Non-Resident Bryan-Bennett Library Card. Adults may decide whether their card will be entered in the drawing for the Non-Resident Card or the $50 gift card.


Brown Bag Thursdays return

The young and young-at-heart are invited bring a sack lunch, snack or soda and enjoy a variety of entertainment in the air-conditioned gym. The programs begin at 12:30 p.m. Appearances featured are:

  • June 22 - Chris Camp - The Whip Guy from Elsenpeter Productions
  • June 29 - Salem Police Officer Dustin Duncan and the Salem K9 Freddie
  • July 6 - Nitro Joe – The Science Guy from Elsenpeter Productions
  • July 13 -- The Rusty Strings Dulcimers


Preschool Story Time

Story times start at 10 a.m.

  • June 22 - Mike Charman from Salem Travel will be the featured reader
  • June 30 – Daffy Dill Garden Club Tour of Community Garden
  • July 7 - Salem Police Officer to read
  • July 14 - Guest Reader Lynn Larimer

Thursdays are Domino Days at Bryan-Bennett. A group of local residents meets for several lively rounds of Dominos on Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m.

Bryan-Bennett newsletter released

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We love ideas

Patrons are invited to share their ideas with the Library Staff and Board. To make this easier, a suggestion box is located in the area between the Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction shelves. Please let us know what you are thinking.

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