Benbrook Library / Books

Get You a Librarian Who Can Do it All

This past week, the silly citizens of the Internet have been amusing themselves sharing and creating content for the Dolly Parton Challenge, which involves aggregating photos of the challengee that represent the LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Tinder-appropriate versions of themselves. The library is nothing if not hip and with it, so I accepted the challenge … Continue reading

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 / 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