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Halloween book return

Book return decorated for Halloween at a Omaha Public Library branch.

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Time Again for...Library Cats

Via Mental Floss.

Staplercide!

Staplercide! The lives and deaths of academic library staplers.

We have experienced 15 deaths in my library this semester. Three victims were decapitated. The bodies of two other victims were never found. Others were abused and left for dead. My library is facing a crisis. Staplercide—the murder of library staplers—is at an all-time high.

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Awesome Librarian Satire From 1956

At least I'm assuming this is humor...
Patrons are people: how to be a model librarian

Via AEJ

Could be a library meme

This could be a library meme.

The Onion Declares Print Dead At 1,803

Sources close to print, the method of applying ink to paper in order to convey information to a mass audience, have confirmed that the declining medium passed away early Thursday morning.

The influential means of communication was 1,803.

Print, which had for nearly two millennia worked tirelessly to spread knowledge around the globe in the form of books, newspapers, magazines, pamphlets, and numerous other textual materials, reportedly succumbed to its long battle with ill health, leaving behind legions of readers who had for years benefited from the dissemination of ideas made possible by the advent of printed materials.

Library One-Liners from Pub-Lib (and more)

...here. Included are the classics: "I need a photograph of Jesus Christ." Submissions are wanted!

LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #243

This week's program brings a reading of some of the infamous lines from The LISNews Librarian Pickup Lines.

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The Future of E-Reader Hardware: Pico Projectors?

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