Asking and Giving

Rarely do I claim that books actually change my life. Books frequently entertain me and make me think things; make me feel things. But when you read as much as I do, it takes a lot for a book to have a marked and lasting effect on me. Rarely do I say that a book … More Asking and Giving

Yes, Virginia, there are stupid questions: “You’re a Librarian…?”

….so do you have the Dewey Decimal System memorized? Yes. I did nothing else in library school except memorize categories of books that aren’t used in half the libraries on earth. It wasn’t at all a total and complete waste of my time especially when I could be having discussions about how social oppression is … More Yes, Virginia, there are stupid questions: “You’re a Librarian…?”

General Annoyance at Skewed Perceptions of Librarians

There’s been a bit of controversy in Libraryland the past few days about Librarian being named one of the ‘Least Stressful Jobs of 2013.’ (Google it if you want to read the article, because I’m not dignifying it with a link) Some are really irritated, others think we are just being whiners. Personally, I side … More General Annoyance at Skewed Perceptions of Librarians