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Funny Librarians

13 Jun

These videos about libraries tickled me. The two here were my favorite but there are several more listed at

The New York State Reading Association’s ode to libraries will have you singing, “Here’s a book now, so read it maybe.”
Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library’s shot-by-shot riff of the popular Old Spice ads.

The Best Thing for a Community

29 Apr


I Don’t Have to Look Far…

24 Apr


Libraries store the energy…

22 Apr

When Trouble Strikes

13 Mar


Librarians on Horseback in the Thirties

19 Feb

“President Franklin Roosevelt was trying to figure out a way to resolve the Great Depression of the 1930s. His Works Progress Administration created the Pack Horse Library Initiative to help Americans become more literate so that they’d have a better chance of finding employment…The horseback librarians were mostly made up of women…” Unfortunately, the horseback delivery program ended with the beginning of World War II and was never resumed.

From Female Librarians on Horseback Delivering Books, ca. 1930s,

Starfield Library in the Coex Mall

22 Jan

I Love This Library

6 Jan


This is a Library

16 Nov


Waldsassen Abbey Library in Bavaria, Germany

9 Nov

It’s been a while since I posted a photo of a library. I ran across this one and had to share. It’s beautiful!





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