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Library Trivia Notes

Posted by gaelicnotes on October 19, 2010



Virginia librarians create a YouTube hit
American Librarians make a point on YouTube….(4:44) of Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive,”  Take a look>>> WRC-TV, Washington, D.C., Sept. 22; YouTube, Sept. 11

Library-scented perfume
Brooklyn perfumery I Hate Perfume has a scent called “In the Library,” a “warm blend of English novel, Russian and M

oroccan leather bindings, worn cloth and a hint of wood polish.” These scents mean excitement, adventure, discovery, enlightenment, and knowledge.”… what next…..
I Hate Perfum

A British pub library
A pub in Hudswell, in the U.K.’s Yorkshire Dales, that doubles as a library may be a glimpse of the future for some communities. Villagers purchased a pub to save it from closing and set up a five-shelf library outlet inside, organized by a volunteer but kept supplied with books from the nearby Richmond library. Residents sign a register to check out a book….
BBC News, Aug. 23    Cheers!!

You know you’re a 21st-century librarian when…
Some fun for us… So how do you know you’re a 21st-century librarian? When: 1. You have to remind kindergarteners to turn off their cell phones before the story starts.” And 19 more indicators….
The Blue Skunk Blog, Aug. 8


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