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Benbrook Library / Library services

If You Wanna Go Fast (Online), Come to the Library

Aside from playing stupid, time-wasting Flash games, my most vivid early memories of the Internet involve a lot of waiting. Waiting for the static-y, digital donkey-sounding tones of dial-up to finish serenading me so I would finally be connected to AOL. Waiting half a day for a bootleg live blink-182 album to download on Napster. Waiting … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Library programs

Save Your Summer for Yourself With Save the Readingverse

  Most would have you believe that summer belongs to the young. With no school to pin them down, children are free to roam the Earth uninhibited and have their pool-splashing, sno cone-eating, and, most importantly, library-visiting needs catered to by their subservient parental escorts. We at the library are of course happy to oblige … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Useful Information

Avoiding Spoilers on an Internet That is Dark and Full of Them

As much as we love the Internet for its bountiful supply of useful information, soothing animal content, and general time-wasting enabling, lately, especially for fans of Game of Thrones and the Marvel Cinematic Universe who are tardy to their respective new content parties, it’s been a cruel, dangerous heckscape. Every time you fire up a … Continue reading