Library Cats - Are you really a librarian if you don't love cats? Well, we can't exactly say that, but there sure are a lot of librarians who love cats! Yes. it's a bit of a cliché. But many of us do love cats. According to OEDB's A Quick Guide to Library Cats, there are over 300 resident library cats, 200 of whom live in the US! See below for a small sample of some famous library cats!
Think librarians are all cardigans, glasses, and cat-themed apparel? Think again! Here are some things to break those stereotypes:
Libraries and librarians have featured prominently in fiction - even pulp fiction. Try a few sites below for some fun -
Many people (thankfully) love libraries. Unfortunately, many also are not aware that all libraries "weed" their collections. (Yes, even research libraries.) This is a standard part of collection development, and there are many professional guidelines and standards that can help. Yes, many patrons hate this fact, and many librarians are saddened when what they think was a terrific book fails to circulate - sometimes for decades - and is eventually weeded. But there is a bit of humor out there to lighten the mood - check out some of the sites below.