Monday, October 31, 2016

November 2016

Happy Thanksgiving BC Community Families!

The Library staff collected non-perishable food items for the annual Benedict College Thanksgiving Food Drive.            
Jeannie H. Adams,  Linda Campbell, Brian Crawley,  Damian Farmer,  Floyd Ingram, Mae Jones, Kanaan Lewis, Bridget V. Sledge, Louise Smith, LaDoris Walker and                                                           Darlene Zinnerman-Bethea, Director.

Storytelling at the Benedict CD Center
October 31, 2016 

The Hallo-wiener by Dave Pilky


 Presidential Elections eBooks

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