Defending your chosen profession to friends, family, and complete strangers

This is so familiar! I don’t know how many times I have had people shocked that being a librarian requires an actual education. People think it just involves sitting at a desk and shushing anyone who comes into the library.  They’re especially confused when they find out my library position doesn’t even involve working in the actual public services part of the library.

LJ Smith to Write New Vampire Diaries Books Under Amazon’s Kindle Worlds

After more than 20 years as their author, Smith was booted from writing the official books because Alloy wanted to go another direction with the storyline.  That direction ended up being pretty bad.  I’m really excited to read the books as they should have been written.

Dark Horse Hires Familiar Actor To Write For Next Season Of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Comic

Spoiler alert: It’s Nicholas Brendon writing about Dracula of all things.  I really need to catch up on the comics.

A Highly Scientific Analysis Of The Fault In Our Stars Trailer

I cannot wait for this movie!  It looks so good.  Definitely tissue worthy.


Did You Know: Librarian Book Cart Drill Team Competitions Are A Very Real Thing

I need to find one of these teams.

Read to Win the War: 13 Vintage Posters Promoting American Libraries

These are gorgeous. I especially love the Knowledge Wins poster.

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