Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Dispatches From a Public Librarian

As a long-suffering public librarian, I can certainly relate to Scott Douglass' periodic dispatches from the field for McSweeney's Magazine. And the "Patron of the Week" idea is great! There are SOOOOO many candidates, it's hard to pick just one a week!

Check out Scott's dispatches:

But a word of warning - be prepared for a shock! While the world may look on Library Science as a glamorous, action-packed profession, the reality can be quite sobering!

How the world sees librarians

The harsh reality.


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