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Every man who complains about the new Ghostbusters should donate money to a kid whose childhood is actually being ruined by something real.
A tween girl in the library has on a shirt that says "Fries Before Guys." This seems like a feminism movement EVERYONE can get behind.
This library is FILLED with people and children right now, but yeah, no, it's a totally quiet job that's quickly becoming obsolete.
RT if you love libraries! (I expect this to get nothing less than BILLIONS of retweets.)
The thing about being a librarian is that you never stop being a librarian even if you're not actually in a library.
Can Google can sign up 100 people for a class, do two storytimes, and then handle a class visit? THEN NO, GOOGLE IS NOT REPLACING LIBRARIANS
It's not just about a celebrity dying, it's about a person suffering from mental illness and not getting help. It happens all. The. time.
A small child reading a book out loud to an even smaller child in the library = a small piece of good in the world.
"You are a good woman and beautiful." - what a kid (who's learning English) slowly said to me after I made her a library card. I'LL TAKE IT.
Here's a lovely and heartbreaking profile of Cynthia Hurd, the librarian who was killed in the Charleston shooting: http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20150618/PC16/150619385 …
Being a good person and saying/writing problemactic things are not mutually exclusive. It happens, and talking about it isn't an attack.
OBSOLETE LIKE A FOX. A DAMN NON-OBSOLETE FOX.
Come now, children. There's no screaming in the library. Just scream inside your head, like I do.
"How did the internet war start, Grandma?"
"Well, Tommy, on the hottest night of summer, they quietly removed our Twitter backgrounds..."
A library card is like a gift card that never runs out of money.
Like, if you want libraries to be better/cleaner/offer more programs, whatever, tell your local politicians to PROPERLY FUND THE LIBRARIES.
There was a librarian who swallowed some wine
I don't know why she swallowed some wine
But now she's fine
Librarian. Contributing Editor & Dear Book Nerd podcast host for @BookRiot. Coming soon: picture book author. Ain't no party like a librarian party.
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