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Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Benbrook Library organization was established in 1986. In 1988, the Friends opened the Benbrook Library in a building donated by the City and the Water Department. It was operated entirely by volunteers. A petition drive was held by the Friends to form a library district. The initiative succeeded, and the citizens voted a 1/2 percent sales tax to operate a Benbrook Library District. The sales tax has allowed the library to be professionally staffed and governed by a library Board of Directors.

Book Sale

Join the Friends

Ongoing sale in the Library's reading area - most items are 10 cents!

Fill out the application then return it to the library!

Place orders with www.smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate money to the Friends, at no cost to you.  Log on, choose Friends of the Benbrook Library as your charitable organization.  Make your purchase and check out.  We appreciate you choosing our organization to receive a donation.

Library Volunteers

The library couldn’t function without the help of our wonderful, generous volunteers. The library was started by volunteers, and we’re always looking for and gladly accepting more. To get more information or to sign up, contact Kathy S. at (817) 249-6632, email Kathy, or visit her at the library.

Volunteer of the Month


Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month for March 2019 at the Benbrook Public Library: Grace Anderson!

How long have you been volunteering at the library? Grace has been volunteering since April 2018.

Why did you want to become a volunteer at the library?  She wanted to become a volunteer at the library because she wanted to give back to the community, and also for the National Junior Honor Society.

Who are some of your favorite authors and what types of books do you like to read?  Grace's favorite authors are J.K. Rowling, Rene Watson, and James Patterson.

What do you enjoy most about being a volunteer?  Grace most enjoys seeing all of the smiles the library brings, especially all of the people she volunteers with and everyone who works at the library.  They give her so much joy, just getting to see them.  She said everyone is so nice; she wouldn’t want to volunteer with anyone else.

Grace, we are so glad you are one of our Volunteers here at the Benbrook Public Library!  We LOVE our dedicated Volunteers! The Benbrook Public Library wouldn’t be the same without volunteers like you!

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart. ~Elizabeth Andrew~