Some Day I’ll Be a Librarian Splaver 1967 Submitter: This gem is still on-shelf at [University], where I attended library school. The writing is pretty good overall, but it was the text on page 16 that first had me howling
Other duties as assigned…
Not too long ago, a library student asked me about my job. I am closing in on my 20th year of library service and both Holly and I have done tasks along the entire library spectrum, from shelving to hiring
#ALAAC15 Let’s Be Librarians!
Librarians A to Z Johnson 1988 Submitter: When I first started at this job back in 2000 , we were still using those flip ledgers that women is using on the back cover. It seemed ancient then. After two weeks,
Secret Librarian Wishes
The Librarian’s Secret Wish Grace 2000 I didn’t realize that as a profession we are more prone to secrets than the rest of the working world. From yesterday’s secret scandal to today’s secret wish. As we read on the inside
What the Librarian Did Bliss 2010 My oh my! I am dying to know what the librarian “did”! What shame is she hiding? Extending computer time to rogue patrons? Did she forget a subfield delimiter? Bun too tight? I am
Romance in the Stacks
Jinny Williams Library Assistant Temkin and Hovell 1967 Can our young modern girl find love in her local library? Our girl Jinny moves through the stacks looking for love in all the wrong places. Maybe it will be the
I want to be a LIBRARIAN!
I want to be a Librarian
Thanks to anonymous submitter for this wonderful relic from the past! Submitter says there is lots of information about the card catalog and finding good books. (I wonder if this counts as a good book?) I quickly breezed through the world cat holdings and A LOT of public libraries are hanging on to this title. Please do the profession a favor and get something more current.