This Library Lets You Go on Blind Dates With Books

This Library Lets You Go on Blind Dates With Books

Book Culture

The phrase “Never judge a book by its cover” is pretty common, but people quite literally still do it when checking out books, but this new game at Roanoke County Public Library will make you think a little differently! To play, all you have to do is grab a book from a special little table in the library. All of these books are wrapped up in special wrapping paper. The only information that you are given is a small little blurb on the front that describes the genre that you are reading. You aren’t allowed to unwrap the book until …

Would You Go On A “Blind Date” With A Book?

Would You Go On A “Blind Date” With A Book?

Book Culture

You know what they say, you can’t judge a book by its cover; but let me ask you this, would you read a book even if you couldn’t see the cover?   Throughout the country, booksellers are captivating readers to be risk takers and read books solely based on the seller’s’ opinion. If you’ve ever been set up on a blind date, then you know that it’s all about taking chances — and booksellers want you to take a chance on them.   There are many locations that have adopted this idea, each offering a unique quality to their “blind …