Flying Saucers, Serious Business Edwards 1966 Submitter: My local library has a whole shelf of dusty old books on UFOs and aliens. There must have been a serious need for the collection as all of these books are from the
The Emergence of Deviant Minorities, Social Problems and Social change Winslow 1972 Submitter: This book is giving the reader information on what are being classified as current Deviant Minorities. It mostly uses information from the previous decade. Since this book
The Brown Bottle Jones 1983 Submitter: Found this in storage (at least that’s our saving grace – this wasn’t on the shelf!) of a small town public library. I have now weeded it. It’s a picture book about a caterpillar who is
The Psychic Sasquatch and their UFO Connection Laperitis 1998 I am a sucker for books like this on bigfoot, ufos, the Bermuda Triangle and all the other stuff that hangs out in the 000’s. I have been known to settle
Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod Roberts 1951 Submitter: My local library has three copies of Henry Gross and His Dowsing Rod. We all chuckled at the title. Apparently some of us still have dirty minds. Three copies? That seems a bit
Honorable Cat Gallico 1982 Submitter: This book isn’t just poetry about cats – It’s poetry from the viewpoints of cats. The poems are cute and extremely ridiculous. The most outrageous part is the author’s discussion at the beginning of the
The Beginner’s Handbook of Dowsing
Submitter: Not one but TWO schools in our district weeded this title in December 2014.
Beyond the fact that it is 40 years old, we both wondered: “What the heck? Was there a dowsing club in our small town? Was there a fire sale on dowsing books in the mid seventies, and both the middle and high school librarians decided they just had to round out their fluvial sections with a dowsing book?”
And most entertaining (to me), was that the middle school librarian weeded this title in December and sent me a picture in disbelieve that it was on her shelves. I laughed to myself thinking, “My god, does she never weed? How is this book on the shelves?” And I found the very same book on MY shelves (high school library) only two weeks later. She’s been at that school 3 months. I’ve been at my school 13 years. MY BAD.
Our Mysterious Spaceship Moon Wilson 1975 Submitter: I decided to check this book out when I saw it in the nonfiction section. Yes, the nonfiction section. I read the back and just started laughing. The funniest thing about this book is