The Song of the Library Staff, 1906

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Somehow this gem has escaped my attention until now. In 1906, Sam Walter Foss, a librarian in Somerville, Massachusetts, published a series of funny poems about the variously happy and beleaguered staff of a public library.

This must be made into a musical. From my first semester of library school, I've argued that what the profession needs for prestige is a popular sitcom set in a library. But a musical will do for now.

Link -via School Library Journal


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