Benjamin Library Corner
By Kathryn Johnson, Branch Manager
Benjamin Branch Library Free Events
Wednesdays 5:15 pm and
2nd and 4th Friday 10:00 am (no class 1/25)
Join us for a high-energy exercise routine. Please pick up a number at the circulation desk as spaces fill up quickly.
Wednesdays 6:30 pm
A gentle-paced class that focuses on breathing and posture.
Explore and discuss novels, short stories and true crime books. Readers are always welcome.
Bring your own knitting project or join in the weekly group project. Feel free to drop in!
Benjamin Branch Book Club
2nd Tuesday of the month
Please join us for a discussion of popular titles. The month’s selection is available for check out at the circulation desk.
Healthy Back Yoga
1st and 3rd Saturday
This class features yoga postures targeted at healing and stretching the back while strengthening the legs.
*Laugh for the Health of It!*
January 29th 2:00 pm
A fun introduction to Laughter Yoga and its physical, emotional and social benefits. Presented by Oasis.
*Aging and Memory*
Tuesday February 12th 1:00 pm
Dr. Ramin Motarjemi from UCSD Senior Behavioral Medicine will discuss changes in memory that occur with age as well as common concerns. Presented by Oasis.
Tuesday February 12th 6:00
Paint and create your own wooden bead necklace
Tuesday March 19th 6:00
Project to be announced
Programs for Teens
Wednesday January 9th and 23rd 1:00 pm
Wednesday January 16th 3:00 pm
Wednesdays February 13th, 20th and 27th
January 16th through February 13th teens can enjoy pizza and juice while listening to an American classic. The group will then create a project to submit to The Big Read.
Comic Book Drawing
Wednesday January 30th 3:00pm
Billy Martinez, artist and writer, will be demonstrating how to draw facial expressions and how to put your art to work for you.
Wednesday February 6th 1:00 pm
Create your very own book of secrets just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Programs for Children
Thursdays 10:30 am
Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes and songs.
Yoga for Kids
Thursdays 3:30 pm
This class features easy yoga postures designed to get kids ages 2-8 moving and stretching.
Crafts for Kids
Thursday January 24th
Thursday February 21st
Thursday March 21st 4:30 pm
For young children and their grownups.