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Benbrook Library / Library programs

Trivia and Tacos: A Match Made in Heaven

Question: What are you doing the night of Wednesday, September 20? A) Scroll. Eat. Scroll. TV. Scroll. Sleep. B) Guarding your precious remaining drums of gasoline against fuel-crazed, Mad Maxian marauders. C) The same thing you do every night – try to take over the world. D) Dropping knowledge, feasting on tacos, and winning prizes … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Library programs

C is for Cookie Decorating at the Library

Cookies are delicious. You don’t have to be a monster or a larcenous cereal bandit to know that. Cookies can also be beautiful, which we sometimes fail to recognize as we eagerly shovel their soothing sweetness into our mouths. At their best, cookies are supremely delicious AND beautiful, and nobody has perfected that glorious combo … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Useful Information

Total Eclipse (Glasses) of the Heart

The following should be read/sung to the tune of Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”   Telephone, every time it rings we get a similar question that’s all too familiar now Telephone, every single caller wants a specific something we regretfully just cannot provide Telephone, every other minute there’s a new hopeful person seeking … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Library services

What’s in a Name? Digital Magazine Service Gets New Name, Still Free

Name changes take place for all kinds of reasons. Google changed its name from BackRub (yes, BackRub), ostensibly to keep from sounding ridiculous. Prince became an unpronounceable symbol in order to stick it to his record label. Former NFL player Chad Johnson took on the name Chad Ochocinco because he has the stereotypical diva wide … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Library programs

Get Serenaded at Date Night at the Library

As far as I’m concerned, the greatest barbershop quartet song ever is Baby on Board by the Be Sharps. This is partially due to my heavily Simpsons-coated world view, and partially because it’s the only traditional barbershop quartet-style song I know. Despite my lack of knowledge, I’m still highly supportive of four people getting decked … Continue reading