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BARC-O is its Name-O

I’m pretty sure the last time I played bingo was my freshman year in college. It was at the University of Oklahoma student union, and my girlfriend (who is now my wife) and some friends were looking for a stereotypical wild evening on campus, and a rousing game of bingo fit the bill perfectly. 381 more words

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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 of libraries in society (at least that’s what I’ve chosen to believe). 227 more words

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Lasermania

Over the past couple weeks, Lasermania has swept the library, and while it hasn’t been accompanied by as many high-pitched squeals as Beatlemania or as much gratuitous use of the word “brother” as… 400 more words

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BPL: Where the Action Is

Earlier this week, I overheard a patron remark that he has been living in Benbrook for over seven years, and his current library trip marked only his third visit to the library during his residency. 390 more words

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Summer Reading is a (Petting) Zoo

Note: The following should be read to the tune of “Old MacDonald Had a Farm.”

At BPL we had a farm, E-I-E-I-O

With goats and ducks and bunnies, too, E-I-E-I-O… 74 more words

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The Library Takes a Cue From the Fast Food Burrito Racket

It’s said there’s more than one way to skin a cat. As a cat lover, I’ve always been appalled by that saying. Why would you want to skin something so ludicrously cute, and as if doing such an unspeakably cruel thing one way isn’t enough, why are we to believe there’s value in spending time figuring out multiple ways to do it? 511 more words

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