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Library humorist Roz Warren, author of the popular Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection of Library Humor, is back with a new book about the joys and challenges of library life, Just Another Day at Your Local Library: An Insider's Tales of Library Life. Roz, whose work has appeared everywhere from The Funny Times to The New York Times, will make you smile, laugh out loud and maybe even groan with disbelief as she shares her real-life stories about what goes on behind the scenes at your local public library. What really happens behind the circulation desk? And in the stacks? And what does your favorite librarian REALLY think of you? Roz, who has been featured on both Morning Edition and The Today Show, tells all What's the nuttiest excuse ever given for returning a book late? The most shocking sight captured by a library security camera? The funniest location a misplaced DVD has been found? What simple thing can you do to make a librarian's day? In twenty-six entertaining essays, you'll meet librarians looking for love, coping with challenging patrons, dreaming impossible dreams, finding amazing surprises in the book drop and saving lives. The most closely guarded library secrets will be revealed. You'll never look at your local public library the same away again.
About the Author
Roz Warren works at the Bala Cynwyd Library in suburban Philadelphia. She also writes, often about library work, for The New York Times, The Funny Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Christian Science Monitor, The Jewish Forward, Reader's Digest, Purple Clover, Zestnow, and The Huffington Post. Roz has appeared on both The Today Show and Morning Edition. She's the author of Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection of Library Humor and the editor of the ground-breaking Women's Glib women's humor collections, including titles like The Best Contemporary Women's Humor, Men Are From Detroit, Women Are From Paris and When Cats Talk Back. She is also the curator of the "Library Laughs" Facebook page. Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library is her fourteenth humor book. You can read more of Roz Warren's work at www.rosalindwarren.com, connect with her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/writerrozwarren, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her on Twitter at @WriterRozWarren.