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Bookmarks From Hell — A List of Unsavory, Alarming and Downright Nasty Things Librarians Have Recently Found in Library Books

July 24, 2017
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A dead frog A used band-aid A squashed and leaking Ketchup packet. Bedbugs A tampon Toe nail clippings Dozens of baby roaches A slice of bacon Boogers A used Q-Tip A used condom (and it…

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Lewd In The Library

February 17, 2017
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The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue just came out, and all over America librarians are flipping through its pages and rolling their eyes. The swimsuit issue, which isn’t actually about swimwear at all, but, is, instead,…

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Thanks For Trying To Ruin My Day!

November 28, 2016
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If you work with the public, you’re stressed. Unreasonable customers. Demanding bosses. Reduced staffing. I love my job, but the workload is tough and getting tougher. What can we do to keep our spirits up?…

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Don’t Call Me Baby!

November 22, 2016
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I’ve worked at my local public library long enough to be on a first-name basis with many of our patrons, and the rest greet me with the courtesy and respect that, as a trained professional,…

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Leaping Librarian!

June 14, 2016
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For my last annual check-up, I had a bone density scan and got a nasty surprise. Like far too many women my age, I’ve got osteoporosis. “But I walk everywhere!“ I protested to my doctor.…

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I’ll Read What She’s Reading

February 24, 2016
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A French start-up is marketing a Bluetooth-enabled vibrator that’s paired with an erotic Ebook. During the smutty parts, you just tap the screen or shake the device and the vibrator starts right up. “It’s going…

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Are You A Mystery? Or a Trashy Romance?

February 1, 2016
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A colleague recently posted an intriguing question on my favorite Face Book Librarian hangout: “If you were being sold in a library book sale, which table would you be on?” She had her first response within…

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Library Work! It’s a Dream Job.

December 23, 2015
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I work at the circulation desk at a public library. I recently had a dream in which one of our most challenging patrons apologized for being such a nuisance, then meekly paid all her fines.…

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Librarians! Here’s A little Snark to Brighten Your Day

December 7, 2015
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Although some members of the public imagine that we librarians are paid to sit around on our tushies reading books all day, anyone who actually works at a library knows that it’s a tough, challenging…

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Librarians! Who’s Ready For A Game Of Library Bingo?

November 9, 2015
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  (Roz Warren is the author of JUST ANOTHER DAY AT YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY and OUR BODIES, OUR SHELVES: LIBRARY HUMOR, both of which you should buy immediately.)           Roz WarrenRoz Warren,…

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