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

Benbrook Library / Musings

The Best. Show. Ever. Zings Libraries

In honor of FXX’s glorious “Every Simpsons Ever” marathon that began earlier today, I’d like to share a few of my favorite library-related Simpsons jokes. The show often takes playful jabs at libraries, which I’m ok with because I know it’s written by nerds, eggheads, and all-around intelligent people who must certainly appreciate the value … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Library services / Musings

One For You, Nineteen For Me: The Taxman Cometh to Benbrook

This time of year in library land, there’s one question asked so frequently that it gives “Where’s your restroom?” a run for its money as the undisputed king of reference questions: “Do you have tax forms?” Beginning seemingly immediately after the New Year, party hat hair-suffering, confetti-trailing citizens of Benbrook flock to the library seeking … Continue reading