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I've seen it all at the library : the view from behind the desk / Jonathan M. Farlow.

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  • ISBN: 9781476618746
  • ISBN: 1476618747
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Laser tag in the library -- Library 101 -- Let's move the library -- Library school, finally! -- I am the law! -- The future is now -- Does your family tree fork! -- The brotherhood/sisterhood of the book -- Oh, Christmas tree -- Rats -- The brief reign of pharaoh ho-ho and the queen of denial -- Working at the Mayberry Library -- Potty humor in the library -- Good bye -- Appendix A. Library stories -- Appendix B. A letter to library patrons or prospective patrons -- Appendix C. A letter to my fellow librarians.
Summary, etc.:
"This "memoir and more" of a career librarian explodes that misconception. Recounting his years behind the reference desk with an emphasis on the strange behavior of patrons, the author shows that public libraries are anything but staid and quiet. The history of libraries is also discussed"-- Provided by publisher.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Farlow, Jonathan, 1969-
Public librarians > North Carolina > Biography.
Public libraries > North Carolina > Anecdotes.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General.
Genre: Electronic books.

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