Librarians

Librarian, infrared camera help catch wanted men

Librarian, infrared camera help catch wanted men

Authorities in central Nebraska used a helicopter with an infrared camera to track a fugitive, and found another wanted man in a public library in Minden after a high-speed chase in which shots were fired at a state trooper's cruiser, the Nebraska State Patrol said Saturday.

Librarian also works as a naked butler

Sutton Coldfield librarian works as a naked butler
HE’S a dedicated librarian by day and a NAKED butler by night.

Russell Davies enjoys helping bookworms to get the most out of the services offered at Hartshill Library, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

And when he finishes his shift, the 28-year-old from Sutton Coldfield, has fun stripping off for hen parties.

The adventures of Conan The Librarian

The adventures of Conan The Librarian
What is a public library for? Costa coffee and "bums on seats"? or the promise of a better world? The managerialised nightmare of a London council's cost-cutting misunderstandings is glimpsed at through the deep stacks by a not-yet-defeated librarian and idealist

Librarian's journey one for the books

Librarian's journey one for the books
A bad reaction to a medical procedure robbed Anoka County Library director Marlene Moulton Janssen of her hearing. That didn't stop her from crusading on behalf of the printed page, and now a new procedure has brought back music to her ears.

Librarians of America Just About Destroyed Wild Salsa on Saturday Night

Librarians of America Just About Destroyed Wild Salsa on Saturday Night
As Scott mentioned, the conference organizers had actually suggested Wild Salsa, and the librarians apparently listened. A bartender mentioned that it was the busiest the restaurant's ever been, and a manager told they had to call in reinforcements, including staff from other links in the DRG Concepts chain, which owns Wild Salsa.

Libraries director resigns will reimburse county nearly $9K

Libraries director resigns will reimburse county nearly $9K
She had been under the microscope for weeks when it was revealed that the county auditor was investigating Kern County Library Director Diane Duquette use of county funds. Among the items for which Duquette will reimburse the county are numerous trips for job interviews. Duquette paid for gas by using her county-funded gas card. Duquette will reimburse the county $473 for a job interview in Chula Vista on August 4 and again on August 19, 2009.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Show Off Her Sexy Librarian Look

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Show Off Her Sexy Librarian Look
Presenting a united front, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt wore color-coordinated ensembles, according to Just Jared. He had on a deep blue suit with a black tie and matching black cane, and she wore a silk white blouse and black leather pencil skirt with sky-high heels (hence the sexy librarian look). His cane helped him scoot around--Pitt apparently injured himself while at home with their kids. Angelina also wore a remarkable emerald-green pendant that perfectly added a spot of color to her black and white outfit.

(If you think this is the dumbest thing you've ever read on LISNews you obviously haven't been reading LISNews for long!)

Egyptian librarians found first union

Egyptian librarians found first union
Over 200,000 librarians, archivists and information specialists in Egypt today can organise themselves via an official union. In the presence of Minister of Culture Shaker Abdel-Hamid and head of the National Library and Archives Zein Abdel-Hadi, who is also a librarian by profession, the founding conference of the new union was held at the National Library premises with representatives from the governorates of Monufiya, Daqahlia, Qena, Kafr El-Sheikh and others.

Former librarian is new owner of Book Stop

Former librarian is new owner of Annie's Book Stop
Simone Henderson loves to read, so a 14-year career in library science was a natural choice for her. After brief break from books, she's back in the bound business, having assumed proprietorship of Annie's Book Stop on far north Union Avenue on the first day of this year.

Henderson's career as a librarian included time spent working at Bates College, in the University of Maine system and, for the final three years, in the New Hampshire State Library. She left that career to take part in a family business. That move didn't work out as planned, and in August of last year she found herself looking for something to do.

Go High-Tech on a Tight Budget: A Reading List from Maurice Coleman and Robin Hastings

Go High-Tech on a Tight Budget: A Reading List from Maurice Coleman and Robin Hastings
Do you want to upgrade the technology in your library, but you don't have any money to do so? It's a pretty common problem, and in their new workshop, Maurice Coleman and Robin Hastings will show you how to take your tech to the next level without breaking the bank, or in some cases reduce your spending.

Whether you planning to attend or not, check out this reading list they created. Some items are available for free on the web, some require payement or subscriptions. No matter what type of library you're at, you should be able to find something helpful in this list!

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