More Films Kids Like Gafney 1977 Submitter: We complain a lot about ALA Editions around here. They always come out many months behind schedule, fall apart almost immediately, and cost three times as much as any other publisher’s works on
When the Lights Go Down Betts 2005 As we continue to celebrate National Library Week, we invite you to try some fiction featuring librarians. Oh no! Our shy librarian wakes up for her 31st birthday and she decides she is
Library Media Manual Spirt 1979 Submitter: I wanted to share some photos of a book I inherited when I became the Library Media Specialist at the [Middle School] in [NJ]. It is entitled “Library / Media Manual,” by Diana L.
What the Librarian Heard Bingham 2001 As we continue our celebration of National Library Week, we are featuring some library or librarian related posts. Gotta love the cover art on this: check out the sensible shoes and the hair! I
Weeding Library Collections – II Slote 1982 It’s National Library Week! Holly and I have saved some library-oriented titles for this week. If you truly want to support libraries and librarians, write a nice check to your local library, or
Caching In Kingston Submitter: In an academic library, I rarely have the opportunity to weed something worthy of inclusion here. But today a colleague found this interesting little gem, that isn’t so much an awful library book as simply further
Development of a Responsive Library Acquisitions Formula. Final Report. Evans, Beilby & Gifford 1978 Mary: Okay,we are about to wrap up our wonderful library and librarian themed titles with this ultra helpful book from 1978. Anytime I see “formula” I
I Want To Be A Librarian Liebman 2003 Waaaay back in the early days of Awful Library Books we shared some wonderful examples of old timey librarian career books. Back in 1960, this version of I Want To Be A