Benbrook Library / Library services

A Coveted Combo: Get a Chromebook and a Hotspot Bundled Together at the Library

A very astute man once pointed out that “2 in 1” is a…ahem…bogus term, as 1 cannot hold 2; that’s why 2 was created. It’s hard to argue with that impeccable logic, but at BPL, we’ve been in the lab, feverishly attempting to concoct a way to overcome the reasonable-yet-constricting laws of oneness. After multiple … Continue reading

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 services

Online Conference Room Booking Now Available

As you hopefully already knew, library conference rooms are freely available to you for your small meeting, private studying, and/or quiet place sitting needs. If you didn’t know, now ya do, and you’re about to know something else (you’re so lucky): you can now make conference room reservations online, from the comfort (or discomfort, whatever … Continue reading