2019 Librarian Lump of Coal Gift Guide
Time is running out to get a gift for the insufferable librarian in your life. With help from Etsy, the 2019 edition of the Librarian Lump of Coal Gift Guide has your back.
For the librarian who hates germs
Consider for a moment, the design of this button. What the heck, I ask you, is going on with this thing?
For the librarian who needs glasses
“How do you think we should entice people to buy these old glasses?”
“I’m thinking maybe on a creepy mannequin head with the name Tammie on the neck?”
“Should we put the glasses on the mannequin head correctly?”
“No, no – make them oddly askew.”
For the librarian who believes we are not alone in the universe
All I can say is “???”
For the librarian who needs three books
Wait, wait – you’re telling me I can have not one, but THREE mysteriously stained books for only $46.00???
For the lazy librarian
Actually, I bet this one is pretty funny.
For the librarian who needs some time alone
For the librarian who might like books too much
For the librarian who wants to shush people, but in a creepy way
Papercraft 3d, Paper trophy, Low poly papercraft, Library decor
“He shushed me, and then disappeared into the wall.”
It’s the library equivalent of this Homer Simpson meme:
For the librarian who needs a mug
“Siri, what’s the best way to sell a library mug on Etsy?”
“Tipped on its side on a paper plate.”
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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