Blind Date with a Book
During the months of August and September, Richland Library Main would like to “fix you up” on a blind date! No, we're not introducing a new dating service at the library, but we are encouraging you to enjoy a blind date with a book. We have selected a variety of books and wrapped them up in “mysterious” brown paper, so that you won’t know the identity of your blind date till you get them home. You can find the Blind Date with a Book displays on the first, second, and third levels of the Main library.
The display titles include a mixture of fiction and nonfiction with a blend of genres and writing styles. Each wrapped book has a “personal ad” attached to it, and if you like what you “see,” check the book out on the first level of the library, take it home and unwrap it, and then spend some time getting to know your date.
Look for exciting "personal ads" like these:
"Are you a foodie? A lover of history and culture? Get a taste of it all in a passionate account of a writer's love affair with a city and her people. It will leave you hungry in your tummy, but satisfied in your soul!!"
"I'm in search of a reader who likes fast paced, character driven stories. If you open me up you will find rich historical detail, political intrigue and suspense. Check me out!"
Perhaps you will find the book of your dreams! However, if you find the book to not be to your liking, simply return the it to the library with no hurt feelings.
If you happen to check out one of our Blind Date Books, please leave us a comment below to let us know how the “date” went.