Spirit of San Benito County
"The Spirit of San Benito County"
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National Library Week & 97th Anniversary of the Library
April 14th - 18th

San Benito County Free Library News



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The San Benito County Free Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new service that helps adults and teens expand or develop their technology skills. The library has partnered with Treehouse, a company specializing in online, interactive coursework to offer project-based courses on web development/design, mobile development for iPhone and Android apps and coding language. In addition if you are interested in starting a business and need access to extensive coursework on how to start a business, including topics ranging from writing a business plan to courses on advanced marketing, then Treehouse is for you! No longer does learning technology in these areas need to be costly or daunting. Simply visit the library’s website to access Treehouse located under library resources, and create your account. This is a golden opportunity with wonderful benefits that can help library card holders learn technology that can make their dreams come true by building real world products for the world of today.
To apply for a library card visit the library located at 470 5th Street in Hollister, California If you have questions regarding this service please do not hesitate to call us at 831-636-4107.







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The San Benito County Free Library is proud to bring you the Discover and Go Program which features free and reduced passes to several well-known museums and cultural institutions, such as the Oakland Zoo and San Jose's Tech Museum. There's over thirty venues, so make sure to visit them all!

Click the icon above to access this great service




Passport Services - are now available at the library from 3:00pm - 7:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. U.S. citizens planning international travel may now apply for their passports by calling the library at 831-636-4107 to schedule an appointment. Please contact Dilia for more information on passport applications or required documents by sending an email to Dilia (Hablamos Espanol).

Click on the link below to access the only official website for passport information on fees, required documentation and online application forms!

US Passport Information


A Message from the County Librarian

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to our website. This website is one of many ways to increase opportunities for county residents by delivering a rich array of informational, educational, recreational, cultural, lifelong learning and library services.


Free Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) calculator







Our Bookmobile

New Bookmobile
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Check out the video of the grand opening of the bookmobile

Bookmobile Schedule PDF