From Bacon to Meth: The World’s Weirdest Bookmarks

Roz Warren

The weirdest ‘bookmarks’ librarians have found tucked into returned library material. When you work in a library, you soon learn that patrons can make use of some rather unlikely things to mark their places as … Read moreFrom Bacon to Meth: The World’s Weirdest Bookmarks

Mighty Ducks, Small Fluffy Dogs and Other Dating Dealbreakers

Roz Warren

Dating dealbreakers, an informal poll A man I met for coffee recently told me that he didn’t date women with small fluffy dogs “because women with small fluffy dogs are too high maintenance.” This inspired … Read moreMighty Ducks, Small Fluffy Dogs and Other Dating Dealbreakers

Mr. Creeping Hands, Gum-Popping Granny and Crabby Newspaper Guy: Welcome to Your Local Library

Roz Warren

Giving difficult patrons funny nicknames is a “library thing.” At the library where I work, we have an incredibly challenging patron whose imperious demands, unpleasant attitude and relentless sense of entitlement annoy and depress us … Read moreMr. Creeping Hands, Gum-Popping Granny and Crabby Newspaper Guy: Welcome to Your Local Library

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