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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.)
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.
A library card is like a gift card that never runs out of money.
"How did the internet war start, Grandma?"
"Well, Tommy, on the hottest night of summer, they quietly removed our Twitter backgrounds..."
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
I'm not going to come right out and SAY that I like books more than I like people, but damned if I don't think it pretty hard sometimes.
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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