Or perhaps some of these are placed purposefully to make a customer giggle or blush… Take a look for yourself and let us know what your think.
The national conference of librarians attracts bibliophiles from all walks of life, from librarians to teachers, and is one of the largest annual gatherings of book lovers in the world. As reported by Publishers Weekly, other speakers will include the likes of historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, U.S. poet laureate Tracy K. Smith, broadcaster Jose Antonio Vargas, and biographer Jonathan Eig. Read More
Previously the books had been kept in the tower as they were not considered useful or academic enough to be kept in the main library. As reading addicts we feel appalled books would be kept from people!
Ever since 1710 the library has been allowed a copy of all new published books- including some niche titles such as The Hobbit translated into Cornish. These books are now finally on show to the public.
The room was dismantled in 1974 and stored in a depot. In 1986 it was moved to Birmingham Polytechnic (now BCU) but it was rarely open to the public. Read More
Here are 15 pieces of evidence that show how much fun librarians get up to at work, and some of the hilarious things they do to brighten up our days at the library.