How Babies Are Made Andry and Schepp 1968 Submitter (Who asked me to call him/her “Nialla”): This little gem is no longer in our collection, but it’s been kept in the workroom for years. I’m pretty sure it was kept
The Baseball Book Complete A-to-Z encyclopedia of baseball Hollander, ed. 1982 Every library in Michigan should have weeded this title on principle when the Tigers won the World Series in 1984. (I was there!) So that is a strike 1.
Communism, Democracy and Catholic Power Blanchard 1951 Since I started floating through catalogs, I have enjoyed using a keyword search for communists since usually there is something funny or dated. I came across this title. Any Cold War era publication
How To Run a School Newspaper Goldberg 1970 If this was the 70’s, this is an excellent choice for a maybe a school or even a public library under the right circumstances. Of course there is nothing about computers or
Make the Team in Football Anderson 1961 My knowledge of football is limited to the fact that the Detroit Lions are unlikely to see a Superbowl in my lifetime. I cannot comment on if the rules of play have significantly
Beacham’s WordStar Professional 5.0 Handbook Beacham 1989 Submitter: If you can’t remember WordStar, that’s because it was a word processor that was available for DOS and had its last release, which was for Windows 3.0, in 1991. (Cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WordStar for
Bride’s Book of Showers Hopkins 1971 Totally love the pink parasol! Weddings and party planning are popular here at ALB. They go out of date quickly and at the same time they give us a great glimpse into the past.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Nevitt 1996 This is just another example of a dated teen nonfiction choice. (My personal hot button for collection awfulness….seriously, does anyone weed teen nonfiction?) The information is outdated of course. The book was also more about