summer reading program

Summer Reading Program

More than 100 children from grades Gan Hova through 6th attend this well-liked program each summer. For the 6-week duration of the program, participants are encouraged to read for at least two hours weekly....

Adult Book and Film Club

Once a month, participants gather to discuss an assigned book or watch a film that’s based on a book. Lively guided discussions promulgate deeper thinking and strengthen participants’ social bonds. See the current schedule...

Weekly Story Hour and Activity

Every week, local preschoolers and their parents attend this popular program. Engaging storytelling and exciting crafts, led by library staff, improve the children’s Hebrew vocabulary and give them a literacy-based bonding experience with their...

School Visitation Program

Local students from Gan Hova and the 3rd grade experience class visits to the library throughout the school year. Library staff members host the visitors with appealing programs that spark the children’s interest in...

maagal hatzlacha

Ma’agal Hahatzlacha (Cycle of Success)

This month-long Hebrew reading chug pairs teenage volunteers with Hebrew language learners. The rapport between them bolsters the participants’ Hebrew reading skills as they read and play together. Read more about the program —...

Mrs. Esti Guedalia leads a workshop with the help of teen mentors.

Learning Hebrew with Every Bite

By Gilan Gertz The Benjamin Library has introduced a superbly successful program to help recent olim boost their Hebrew language skills and acclimate to their new country. Called “Learning Hebrew with Every Bite,” this...

MAPAL – Homework Help

For the past 10 years, hundreds of local students have benefited from MAPAL, our after school homework assistance program. Most of these children are new immigrants struggling to fit into a new culture and...