Beauty and the bookworms

Once upon a time, there was a website called Offbeat Bride. In celebration of National Library Week the staff at Offbeat Bride went on a quest to find bookish brides and grooms. They were very excited to learn that they weren’t the only bookworms in town. Here’s what they found on their quest…

Shelley & Karl’s library love-fest wedding

It’s National Library week and the whole Offbeat Empire is celebrating with our own Library Week! (Check out the posts on Offbeat Mama and Offbeat Home too.) Our first wedding is in a fabulous library and features a beautiful, sequined green veil.

Check out these library card Save the Dates

Check out FolkFusionista’s library card Save the Dates! They are pretty perfect, seeing as her future husband “J” is a Librarian and they are both bibliophiles.

Alison & Matt’s Icelandic wedding & Philadelphia library reception

Instead of a cake cutting, we had gingerbread versions of ourselves and bit off each other’s heads.

Cassie & Hugh’s Book Nerd Open Bar Dance Party Wedding

The offbeat bride: Cassie, Future Librarian Her offbeat partner: Hugh, Future Philosopher Location & date of wedding: The Clarke Estate in Santa Fe Springs, CA on July 20th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat:Our philosophy was to throw a really great party where we just happened to get married. We also had a super tight […]

Behold this $500 library wedding

We only had seven guests, and we only spent $500. We spent the tiniest fraction of money you can on a wedding — we did this because we live in Brooklyn (high rent!) and our parents didn’t have money to give us so we knew we just had to be creative.