The Voluptuous Horror of Nancy Pearl

Okay folks; it’s that time again–time to highlight‘s best of librarian trolls!… Read the rest

It’s Official: Knowledge is Terrorism

FYI: According to, The FBI is warning law enforcement nationwide to be on the lookout for people carrying almanacs. Apparently these tools of terrorism may contain statistics and city profiles that may be used to hatch insidious schemes against the Homeland. In a bulletin sent to police organizations nationwide, they note… Read the rest

Even More Christmastime in LibraryLand

As promised, here’s some additional tips to make the holidays at your library a
little more festive, or at the very least, notorious in your county/state/metro

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Christmastime in LibraryLand

I love Christmas. I really do. I love the trees, the decorations, the sights and the smells. I even love Fran Drescher channeling Snoop Dog in her efforts to hawk polar fleece for Old Navy. Yes, it is the most wonderful time of the year, but doesn’t it seem that the Christmas spirit flags a bit at your workplace? The forced smile when someone chokes down the umpteenth Russian Tea cake with pink punch? … Read the rest

Freaky Keyword Fiesta Redux

In the interest in adding to the growing body of knowledge that is the library profession, not to mention providing myself with a cheap laugh, I hereby present some of the more interesting searches you guys are using to find me:… Read the rest