NEWS FLASH: Book Returned to Library

Ever since becoming a librarian, I have developed a couple of pet peeves. One of them, is the need for local news outlets to sensationalize the relatively common library event of a book being returned to the library. I can sort of see how people think it’s so rare and newsworthy, as these books areContinue reading “NEWS FLASH: Book Returned to Library”

The Struggle is Real: Library Patron vs. Email

This is a daily occurrence while at the Reference Desk at my public library. I’m not even joking. I have some version of this exchange almost every day at the Reference Desk. Patron: Can you help me? I can’t get this dumb thing to work. Me: Okay, sure. What are you trying to do? Patron:Continue reading “The Struggle is Real: Library Patron vs. Email”