Benbrook Library / Musings

Move Over, Dr. Seuss: Author Birthday Party Ideas

Yesterday, we held our annual birthday celebration for Dr. Seuss. With whimsical, Seussified décor, crafts, games, and snacks (including the best cookies this side of Whoville), plus a walkin’, talkin’ Cat in the Hat portrayed by yours truly, it’s always a flimfabulously fun, Seussical celebration. It got me thinking, though, about how libraries tend to … 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