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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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Bad Librarian!

October 29, 2015
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I work at the circulation desk of my local public library. I recently handed a patron’s library card back to her after scanning it, but I lost my grip and basically ended up throwing at…

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Baby Names, Teeth, Alien Abduction and LSD

October 7, 2015
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Last week a patron at the suburban library where I work spent five minutes telling a colleague all about why (and exactly how) she should use a water pic. This inspired me to log onto…

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Somali Flatbread and the Goat That Gave Her Life for the Roman Empire

July 21, 2015
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Somali Flatbread and the Goat That Gave Her Life for the Roman Empire

Somali Appetizer FLATBREAD (sabaayad) INGREDIENTS 2⅓ cups flour ⅔ cup wheat flour (another ⅓ cup later) ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons ghee or vegetable oil 1 to 1½ cups water 4 tablespoons vegetable oil (another…

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Is That A Banana In the Book Drop… Or Are You Just Happy To See Me?

June 3, 2015
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Life holds plenty of surprises, especially when you work at a public library. Last week, for instance, we found a banana in the book drop. Naturally, I logged onto my favorite librarian Facebook group to…

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Freeze! It’s the Library Police!

June 1, 2014
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A Texas man was recently arrested for failing to return a GED study guide to his local public library. He’d kept it out for three years. This is the kind of news story that brings…

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If I Could Pick My Jury…

May 14, 2012
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  If I were accused of any type of crime, I would want to be ultra involved in the jury selection process.  I say this because I see how people truly are now. No one…

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Norway: A Great Place to Do Time

March 2, 2012
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Norway, the country which is arguably the kindest country on the planet and which has not produced a mean person since the day of the Vikings, has just opened a prison that provides its inmates…

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