We serve the community with free borrowing, Wi-Fi, public computers and storytimes for kids. We are also a donation site for Heather's Pantry, a food collection program serving the children of Kiona-Benton schools.
Looking for a glimpse into Benton City's history? View the photos and information about the Kiona/Benton City area through the Washington Rural Heritage collection.
Benton City was founded in 1909 by F. L. Pitman, engineer on the Oregon Washington Railroad and Navigation line. The town served as the early junction point of the Walla Walla, North Yakima rail line.
The Mid-Columbia Libraries' Benton City Branch has served the community since November 4, 1974. In 2006, a new library was built on Horne Drive overlooking Red Mountain to the north.