Problems of an Overworked Librarian #160

Your Mind When Working Multiple Projects…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #159

“You’ve been here for two years and I have been here for 20 years, so I know how the library really works.”

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #158

When a Patron Tries to Hand Their ID That Was In Their Mouth…


Problems of an Overworked Librarian #157

Library Work at the Branch

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #78

“We need you to do MORE weekly outreach viists and MORE library card sign ups…you can handle that can you?”












Problems of an Overworked Librarian #71

When you receive a bin full of books that you have no space for on the shelf…






Problems of an Overworked Librarian #70

Librarians on the first day of school…

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #69

When you haven’t done collection maintenance in a long time…



Problems of an Overworked Librarian #68

What happens when a librarian tries to leave at the end of their shift…

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Librarian Burnout

“Librarian” and “burnout” are two words that commonly don’t go together. “Librarian” “superhero” are terms that meet the general consensus. To most people, librarians can do anything. They provide research assistance, technological assistance, help with social services, conduct library programs, reader’s advisory…the list just goes on and on. You see, librarians wear many hats and it is no surprise that “superhero” is sometimes associated with librarians. Continue reading “Librarian Burnout”