Problems of an Overworked Librarian #138

Trying to explain to a patron why the computers aren’t ready for public use yet…

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Problems of a Quarantine Librarian #15

When a Patron’s Phone Reference Question Goes Too Long…


Problems of a Quarantine Librarian #13

When a Patron Gets Too Friendly During a Virtual Reference Chat…

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Why I Am Afraid to Go Back To Work

I wanted to share a recent story from a library in West Virginia about incident where a patron refused to abide by the library’s rules:

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #124

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Problems of an Overworked Librarian #119

When a Patron Starts Taking Off Their Shoes…



Problems of an Overworked Librarian #110

When a patron is ranting to you for about half an hour…

Problems of an Overworked Librarian #99

Patron Looks Around Library and Sees Books, Computers and Tables for Reading and Ask: “Is this a library?”




Problems of an Overworked Librarian #85

When a patron asks you a question and it feels like their life story…