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A Picture Of Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl, and her MiniMe, along with The AP Article on a "frumpy-looking librarian" who moves her index finger to her lips with "amazing push-button shushing action!" is prompting librarians around the world to raise their voices in protest.
Gary Price has some Thoughts as well.
"The shushing thing just put me right over the edge," said Diane DuBois, library director of Caribou Public Library in Caribou, Maine. "We're so not like that anymore. It's so stereotypical I could scream."