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From Batgirl to Borges and Everywhere In-Between: Happy National Librarian Day from your Banner Librarians!

by Erin Moore on 2024-04-16T14:39:00-07:00 in Diversity & Equity, Education | 0 Comments

The day had almost gotten away from me before I had a chance to say "Happy National Librarian Day!" Indeed, today is a day in which I'll be glad to shamelessly toot our own horns, so to speak-- to show gratitude for the work that librarians do as stewards of literacy, curiosity, knowledge, and intellectual freedom.

While we're all-too-familiar with shushing stereotypes, and some librarians do take pleasure in shushing the public, there is a sizeable list of incredible individuals who have found a home in this profession. Whether fictitious or real-life, have a look at this list of librarians. 

Not all heroes where capes, but many of them have encyclopedic knowledge, wear sensible shoes, are famous poets, and have challenged the status quo: 

I would be remiss if I didn't mention my personal favorite fictitious librarian, Mary, from the film Party Girl and her iconic library meltdown scene

Who are your favorite librarians?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credits: 1 - Audre Lorde  2.) Batgirl

 

 


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From Batgirl to Borges and Everywhere In-Between: Happy National Librarian Day from your Banner Librarians!
The day had almost gotten away from me before I had a chance to say "Happy National Librarian Day!" Today, I'll be glad to shamelessly toot our own horns, so to speak, to show gratitude for the work that librarians due as stewards of literacy, curiosity,

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