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

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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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