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Literary Tattoos

This might be a bit of a stretch, but I decided to include this here anyway.  You may (or not) be surprised to discover how many librarians have tattoos. 

Gandhi Quote

Gandhi Quote


Librarians are so much more than glasses and buns these days.  Check out a library near you to find out for yourself!  More literary tattoos can be seen at Contrariwise.


August 23, 2008 Posted by | Books, Miscellaneous | | Leave a comment

Book Origami

I’ve always loved origami, so this find on YouTube was perfect.  Someday soon I’m going to try and follow along to see if I can one for myself!

August 22, 2008 Posted by | Books, Miscellaneous | , , | Leave a comment

Libraries and the FBI

I hope you have all been paying attention because, according to the Patriot Act, the FBI can stroll into your local public library and request to see any records they may have on your reading and/or Internet searching habits.  Most libraries try very hard to keep only limited information so they won’t have much to offer should the FBI show up. 

Also of note, libraries are not allowed to tell you the FBI has been there snooping around.  For that reason, libraries have come up with some ingenious solutions to this problem. 

Although a bit subtle, if you are paying attention, this sign would tell you everything you needed to know:

You might think this is no longer happening, but you’d be wrong.  This article from Wired Blog Network tells you all you need to know about how the government is secretly collecting information on innocent Americans.

August 21, 2008 Posted by | Books, Libraries, Miscellaneous | , , , | Leave a comment

Buy a Book

Look closely (click on photo for larger picture) and you’ll notice some very good advice here.  I found this at a very unusual website called denoted.  Methinks someone has too much time on his/her hands!

August 20, 2008 Posted by | Books, Miscellaneous | Leave a comment