At the Libraries: What's a Librarian Worth?

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Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment!
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What's a librarian worth these days, anyhow? Well, I am glad you asked!
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The New Yorker has some pretty hilarious readers. Their latest contest for literary/corporate mashups has spawned lots of comic gems, including my favorite, A Remembrance of Things Pabst. Which do you like best?
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Speaking of mashups, can you guess whose iconic style is mixed with Star Wars in these pictures?
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Pop-up books don't have to be just for kids--artist Jenny Chen has created one for us, too!

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Need some help decorating your bookshelves? Here are some fab ideas! I love the color-coded ones.
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Sometimes you just can't put down a good book! Here are some helpful tips for reading while walking from Lev Grossman. Good luck and be careful out there!
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Why be stuck in a brick-and-mortar public library, when you can be Live and On Tour like these guys?
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I don't know if Mark Zuckerberg is the subject I would choose to sculpt into a stack of books, but I guess there are worse ones to choose. Maybe?
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I tell you what doesn't impress a girl: pretending to be something you are not. But okay, if you must know, here are some books that might impress a girl out there, courtesy of The Paris Review.
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Last week we lost literary giant Ray Bradbury. I always love it when teens come in asking for Fahrenheit 451.
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Speaking of that title, it appears on this list of books everyone should read before turning 30. I've read 27 out of 30 (not too shabby, eh?), but I am 30 now, so I guess it's too late for me.
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Thanks for reading, and have a great week, everyone. Don't forget to email me with all your great library links for next week's column!

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