Pumpkin Pumpkin Titherington 1989 Holly: Juvenile humor alert! I’m sorry, but this is just funny. Submitter: Not an awful library book but an awful call number. We circulate oversize picture books and use the call number Youth Big First 3
Blood Relatives McBain 1975 Submitter: I was weeding for grubby looking books in the mysteries when I came across this Ed McBain title. The real mystery is what condition the book was in when someone wrote “shelve as is”
“They’re all writers” : teaching peer tutoring in the elementary writing center Jennifer Sanders and Rebecca L. Damron 2017 Submitter: We are a University library, dedicated to Education curriculum and teaching methods. This title and subject are perfect for our
Submitter: Here is a brand new book on display! It is shiny and new and deals with current events. The barcode sticker obscures the first part of the title, though, so its content is not exactly clear at first glance. I appreciate the uniformity of always having the barcode in the upper left corner, but this unfortunate covering of title (or sometimes author) is a frequent problem.
If you have read at all about #alllivesmatter vs. #blacklivesmatter, this sticker placement becomes even more unfortunate. Here is an article from USA Today in case you have never heard of this hashtag controversy.
Holly: Forget uniformity. The barcode works just fine in empty space on the cover. There’s no reason to put it right over the title. This is a pet peeve of mine. This is especially unfortunate because you don’t know if someone was being passive aggressive with their sticker placement. Patrons pick up on the strangest things sometimes, even when it is completely unintentional.
Adobe Premier Pro CC 2015 Release Classroom in a Book Jago 2016 Submitter: I swear we didn’t do this on purpose. Also, I’ve taken to singing the title of this series (Classroom in a Book) to the tune of The
Goosebumps Escape from the Carnival of Horrors Stine 1995 This book was given to us by a Page with the note slapped on the cover. You can see the back cover also suffered some stress as well. This particular paperback
You Can Do the Cube Bossert 1981 The Rubik’s Cube is another puzzle skill I don’t have. Even with directions and help, I doubt I would get this to work. Holly, however, is a champ at the Rubik’s Cube –
California! Ross 1981 Submitter: Just found this in the stacks today. I wish that I could have gotten a better picture of the uniform goldenrod color. Besides the very yellowed pages and cover, the book is being held together with