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Benson Public Library

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Please call the library at 586-9535 with any questions or email
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays  - Closed

300 S Huachuca Street
Benson, AZ 85602

The Benson Public Library is 8,175 square feet offering a wide variety of media and resources for all types of needs; books, audio tapes, CDs and videos. Materials are also available from other Libraries throughout Cochise County. Our online catalog allows browsing materials from the library computers as well as from home. For more information check at the circulation desk in the main library.

Online Card Catalog Electronic Library on the Web
Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays


In order to obtain a library card you must be a resident of Cochise County at least 4 months out of the year and have a valid picture ID along with ONE of the following to show proof of residency:
  • piece of mail post mark dated in the past 30 days
  • vehicle registration
  • voters registration card
(*with the three "proof of residency items" above, the one you provide must have your name and CURRENT address.)

*Under 18: must be able to sign first & last name, parent/legal guardian required to be present and must have a card as well
Here at the library we do offer copy and printing services but here's what you need to know.....
  • To print you will need to use one of our public computers. We CANNOT print from your personal device(s).
  • Copy's/print's cost $0.25 per side for 8.5x11 or $0.50 per side for 8.5x14.
  • You CANNOT use/supply your own paper.
  • CASH ONLY! We do not have a way of taking a card and only accept cash (coins are welcomed). We don't accept anything over a $10 unless your copy's/print's amount to more than $10.
  • We DO NOT have faxing capabilities.
  • We DO HAVE a scanner but it is not connected to the printer, computer, or anything. To use the scanner you will need a thumb drive/USB to upload you item(s) to.
We have several computers available for the public to use.
  • You DO NOT need a library card. If you have a library card you can use that OR you can ask for a guest pass at the front desk.
  • You are ALLOWED two 2hr sessions PER DAY, PER PERSON.
  • Juniors with signed permission slips are allowed two 2hr sessions per day. If there is no permission slip on file then the parent/legal guardian MUST sit with the junior during their session(s).
  • If you use someone else’s card to access the computers you may lose computer & library privilege's.
  • Computer access stops at 20 mins. until closing and then the computers will automatically SHUTDOWN at 10 mins. until closing.
*We do have WIFI available if you'd like to use your own device. No password is needed!