Thanks bobo, scott and mrs martin who have sent me the link to this NY Times article . I’m glad that the media is beginning to recognise librarians as ‘real’ people. but at the same time, writing an article like this also highlights that fact that librarians are also classified as social misfits. and some of us are. but at least we are helpful, in general.
“ON a Sunday night last month at Daddy’s, a bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, more than a dozen people in their 20s and 30s gathered at a professional soiree, drinking frozen margaritas and nibbling store-bought cookies. With their thrift-store inspired clothes and abundant tattoos, they looked as if they could be filmmakers, Web designers, coffee shop purveyors or artists. ” read more