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GIFs List! Ten Public Librarian Conundrums

by on February 20, 2015

1. You tell someone you’re a librarian and get hit with stereotypes of librarians from the 60s.

60's librarian Via coccinellevoyage.tumblr.com

2. While you do get some really unique reference questions, you also get the same questions over and over again.

Not Again Via gif-database.tumblr.com

3. People think your job is easy.

Angry Cat Via http://whatshouldbetchescallme.tumblr.com/post/38630823737/when-im-standing-outside-the-shower-waiting-for-the

4. The patron who always asks for you and makes you feel a little uncomfortable.

You're making me uncomfortable Via http://wifflegif.com/tags/164411-you-re-making-me-uncomfortable-gifs

5. Your patrons think you’re a computer expert because you know how to open an e-mail attachment.

ProudVia atrl.net

6. When books get returned and they smell funny or are sticky.

Eww Via http://www.reactiongifs.com/emma-stone-eww/

7. When your library is cold.

Is it obvious that I'm wearing 6 sweaters? Via http://weheartit.com/entry/45589098

8. Tax season.

IgnoreVia reddit.com

9. The never-ending fight against bed bugs.

Fighting genieVia alliwantisklaine.tumblr.com

10. When someone comes in looking for a book, but they have no idea what the book is called, who the author is, or what the book is about.

Britney is skepticalVia http://www.reactiongifs.com/britney-say/

Even though there are days when you can’t wait to go home and relax — when a patron comes up to you and lets you know how much they appreciate your help with the book recommendation, or the job search, or taxes, or using a computer, it reminds you of why it’s all worth it.  Want to see a whole bunch of amazing librarian problem gifs? Check this out.


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