Most people think of libraries as solemn places filled with dusty books and dustier people. This qmemoir and moreq of a career librarian explodes that misconception. Recounting his years behind the reference desk with an emphasis on the strange behavior of patrons, the author shows that public libraries are anything but staid and quiet. The history of libraries--as long as the history of the written word itself--is also discussed. That libraries have grown as colorful as the society they serve is proof that these essential institutions are as vital as ever.I have heard a lot of profanity, and used a lot in my day, but never so much strung together like that, it was enough to make your ... I dona#39;t think that did a lot to improve her opinion of him, but he was nice nevertheless, at least for a minute. ... During the packing process we found that the best free boxes to be found were liquor boxes which could be found by the ... into account I must say that it was still humorous to see a library full of dozens of Everclear, Jack Daniels and Smirnoff boxes.
|Title||:||I've Seen It All at the Library|
|Author||:||Jonathan M. Farlow|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2015-04-02|