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Lockdown Librarian: Ways to Connect to Your Patrons

Here are a few ways one school librarian has been reaching out to students, for possible use and adoption at your library or school.

The History and Debunking of Librarian Stereotypes

Angry? Repressed? Unfashionable? Timid? Librarian stereotypes have got to go. Before we banish them for good, let's look at their origins and debunk!

13 Must-Hear Librarian Podcasts

You haven't lived #librarylife to the max until you've marathoned these librarian podcasts. Tune in for interviews, advice, and even some laughs.

How To Search Books By Color

Here is how to search books by color in Google. Don't worry, it's easy, quick, and lots and lots of fun.

5 Ways To Love Your Local Librarian

Tips for showing love at the libraries in your life from a school librarian living the dream. (Hint: USE US!)

I’m Not a Superhero: The Stress of Library Work

Librarians are often seen as community superheroes, but the increasing stress of library work can take a negative toll on our mental health, and it can prevent us from talking about our jobs and our personal needs honestly.

Neutrality in the Library? Don’t Give Me that Bullsh*t

Libraries literally cannot remain neutral in the face of “alternative facts” and blatant hatred.

On Being a Ninja Librarian: Getting Teens Into the School Library

How to strategically (and sneakily) bring teens into the library and keep them coming back time and time again. Hence, Ninja Librarian.

Unexpected Lessons from Library School

One Rioter on the unexpected lessons learned in library school. It's not all about the books.

Six Bad Ass Librarians from Pop Culture

Rachel Weisz in The Mummy, Seinfeld's Bookman, and more excellent librarians from pop culture.

I Can’t Even with Librarians Who Don’t Read Diversely

On librarians' responsibility to read, and read widely and diversely, in order to serve the public.

Don’t Be Shy About Telling Your Librarian You Read Ebooks

When it comes to reading, we librarians are simple creatures: if you love reading, if you love stories, we love you.

Librarians Don’t Read All Day

A public librarian takes on the myth that she spends her day reading books.

Stacked: The Single Librarian’s Search for Love

Reference Resources Librarians Don’t Want You to Know About (*Wink*)