Why We Weed Books

I just discovered the Awful Library Books blog today, and I think it’s going to be a guilty pleasure. We remove books from our shelves, a process librarians call weeding, that are no longer helpful to Virginia Western students (the same thing happens with e-books and articles in databases).… Read the rest

Cookie Monster in the Library

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Librarian Lays Down the Law

This short, funny clip is from one of the funniest library movies ever–Party Girl, starring Parker Posey. It has everything from romance to jail time, multi-colored tights and illegal parties, and, of course, the transformational life experience of working in a library.… Read the rest

Top 10 Annoying Responses When You Tell Someone You’re in Library School

10. I’d love to be a librarian because libraries are so quiet.

9. I thought about becoming a librarian, but I need enough income to support myself.

8. You need a graduate degree for that?

7. I thought the Internet put libraries out of business.… Read the rest

Man Returns Library Book 47 Years Late

Check out this “Weird News” post here.

Books and glasses

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