Keep Calm and Carry On


Libraries and librarians are always dealing with some sort of crisis. I recently saw this and thought that other librarians might appreciate seeing it.

Wikipedia entry for Keep Calm and Carry on

Great variation on Keep Calm and Carry On

Another good variation


Seen outside an Indian restaurant in Toronto:

ah, now we can pretend to know the source for Douglas Adams' famous aphorism.

My library uses this for internal cheering-up and I know it's supposed to be comforting, but I get creeped out knowing the real history of it. Are our funding problems the equivalent of an actual invasion by Nazis? I'm probably overthinking this...

Hardly. My first thought was that this is the precise reason libraries/librarians are viewed as unimportant and easy to cut. Yep. We should totally just stay calm and carry on...

that I just made... hey, it was a spontaneous idea...

Like this much better.

Love the library card version.

There's this version bouncing around the genealogy community:

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