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Tales from an Urban Librarian. (This Tumblr is for the stuff too long for Twitter and too short for the blog.)
I look at the book on my desk and gasp audibly.

My coworkers turn around with alarm and look at me.

"Are you okay?" someone asks.

My reply is breathless: “Yes, sorry about that. It’s just that one of my holds came in.”

At last.

I look at the book on my desk and gasp audibly.

My coworkers turn around with alarm and look at me.

"Are you okay?" someone asks.

My reply is breathless: “Yes, sorry about that. It’s just that one of my holds came in.”

At last.

Here’s a short story prompt for you: a sad, abandoned piano in the sad, cold rain. 

Here’s a short story prompt for you: a sad, abandoned piano in the sad, cold rain. 

Dear Book Nerd Episode #3: “A Matter Of (Book) Taste”

Episode #3 of the Dear Book Nerd Podcast is now live! Guest host Jeff O’Neal and I talk about things like the “controversy” of not reading literary fiction and what to do if you and your partner no longer share taste in books.

This is what I look like when I’m (wearing a lot of lipstick and pretending to be) podcasting. 

This is what I look like when I’m (wearing a lot of lipstick and pretending to be) podcasting. 

At the public library, you sometimes find random things in random places.

At the public library, you sometimes find random things in random places.

See you next tuesday

lez-brarian:

I usually work at the library on Tuesday nights.

Recently, a family started coming in during this shift. Mom, Dad, little girl, little boy.

The first time I saw them, they asked if they could go out to the porch and eat their dinner. The food was in big Dunkin Donuts bags, so I’m not sure if it…