LISNews Librarian Essay Contest Winners!

Thanks to our panel of esteemed judges, Gary Price, Michael Stephens, Stephen Michael Kellat, Brett Bonfield and Jessamyn West, and everyone who voted on the essays pages. Winning essayists will receive one of several prizes including Amazon or Borders gift cards, and librarian web hosting from

The Unspeakable Truth
Patron Expectations vs. Librarian Expectations in Library Service
Don't Forget About Us

All three essays were very well read, rated by the readers, and universally well liked by the judges. There are so many other good essays there, so if you haven't read them all, find some time and see what you've missed.


oh, I hope it's a RadarRange and dishwasher combo... or a mink stole...

I had time off this morning so I was watching Let's Make A Deal. Monty subbed in for Wayne Brady.
Stephen Michael Kellat, MSLS

It's a trap, Effing! If you come to accept your prize, the king's men will capture you!