Tuesday, June 29, 2010

This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All by Marilyn Johnson

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This Book Is Overdue! is a romp through the ranks of information professionals and a revelation for readers burned out on the clich├ęs and stereotyping of librarians. Blunt and obscenely funny bloggers spill their stories in these pages, as do a tattooed, hard-partying children's librarian; a fresh-scrubbed Catholic couple who teach missionaries to use computers; a blue-haired radical who uses her smartphone to help guide street protestors; a plethora of voluptuous avatars and cybrarians; the quiet,...

Very fun - if you love books and libraries, this book is a delightful exploration of what libraries and librarians are today, and what they are becoming.