Librarian Tales: Funny, Strange, and Inspiring Dispatches from the Stacks

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Published in cooperation with Skyhorse Publishing

Here is the good, the bad, and the ugly of librarian William Ottens’s experience working behind service desks and in the stacks of public libraries, most recently at the Lawrence Public Library in Kansas.

In Librarian Tales, readers will learn about strange things librarians have found in book drops, weird and obscure reference questions, the stress of tax season, phrases your local librarians never want to hear, stories unique to children’s librarians, and more. Ottens uncovers common pet peeves among his colleagues, addresses misguided assumptions and stereotypes, and shares several hilarious stories along the way.

Author: William Ottens

  • Item Number: 9781510755888
  • Published: 2020
  • Publisher: ALA Editions

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