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Tag: Library Life

Sasquatch Halloween

It's not every day that I get to direct a patron, "go through the double doors just past the high-fiving sasquatch...turn right...magazines'll be right there."

Happy Halloween!


Evil Tomes: How to Circulate Your Possessed Book Collection

...or even by not allowing them to circulate at all, but all these solutions generally mean that patrons will still lose their lives, loved ones, pets, and/or souls, but now it'll happen on library're municipality's lawyer would probably like to have a word with you about this...


Rainbow Alphabet Jihadist

I have never been called a Rainbow Alphabet Jihadist before. Huh. It looks to me like Kyle is the originator of the phrase, based on what I can see on...



A patron told me that all people resemble flowers and I'm a daisy...

A couple dozen daisies with the corner of an orange house in the background and some tall pine trees behind the house.


Readers' Advisory

Readers’ advisory sucks. Books are such a personal thing. It’s actually one of the hardest parts of my job. Luckily there are many tools available to patrons to help them discover new books...


Library Courier

Courier is a very dangerous job in the library world. Shuttling books back and forth ain’t for the faint of heart. As you can see from the picture below, the courier needs protection from the library books. It’s not that the books are evil as such, but they are off the shelf and away from their friends which means they’re scared, confused...


Curiosity. Tenacity. Empathy. Love.

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