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 / Books

When You’re Young, You (Want to) Get Sad (?)

When working the reference desk, a librarian must always be braced for strange, surprising questions. When dealing with children at the reference desk, one should expect the strange and surprising because, let’s face it, kids are beautiful weirdos. Earlier this week, a ten-year-old girl approached the desk and asked me if the library had any … Continue reading