Benbrook Library / Books

Don’t Believe Your Eyes With Blind Date With a Book

Your eyes can get you in trouble. They tell you that the sweeeet-looking-yet-health-hampering cheesecake is worth eating. That the garbage movie with the cool trailer is worth seeing. That the really, really, ridiculously good looking hunk with whom you have nothing in common is worth dating. And, in the case of books, your eyes can … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Books

The Dating Game, Book Style

*Extremely ’70s game show music plays* Hello, and welcome to “Undercover Lover,” the only dating show that helps avid readers find a match with eligible book bachelors and bachelorettes. I’m your host, Skip Winkendale. Let’s meet our contestant, Ivana Goodolebook. IG: Hi, Skip. SW: Ivana, we’ve got three wrapped mystery books vying for your attention. … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Exhibits

Texas: Hot in Temperature, Not So Much in Other Areas

  A few weeks ago, our library director brought our attention to a recently released report (alliteration to the max!) by the Texas Legislative Study Group entitled “Texas on the Brink.” The report, now on its sixth edition, details how Texas ranks relative to the other states in important categories such as education, health care, … Continue reading