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Library Trivia Notes

Posted by gaelicnotes on December 15, 2010

20 heroic librarians who save the world
Charlie Jane Anders gives us 20 librarians who save the world every day. “If information is power, then there’s no hero mightier than a librarian. Librarians are superheroes, adventurers, explorers, and invaluable guides to other heroes.

Are books smelly?
So what is it about the smell of books? Read what Stephen Abram has to say on Stephen’s Lighthouse, Nov. 9

Audubon’s Birds of America has become the world’s most expensive book. A a copy was recently sold for just over £7.3m.  There are only 119 complete copies of this 19th Century book and most are owned by museums and libraries.   Read more>>>>

Thinking of having a library face lift. Take a look at some of these photographs of beautiful college libraries Take a look >>>>>>>>>>

Delta College Library’s bookish Christmas tree
Jennean Kabat, reference librarian at Delta College in University Center, Michigan, spent six hours with a couple of coworkers carefully assembling a Christmas tree made out of books
Bay City (Mich.) Times, Dec. 3


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