2021 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 2021 edition of the Librarian Lump of Coal Gift Guide has your back.
For the librarian who works in a haunted mansion
Be honest: was someone just murdered in the library?
For the librarian who insists on silence
“You know, I’m really digging the pandemic. This mask I wear is saving me a lot of time shushing people.”
For a librarian/Maury Povich fan
For the aggressive librarian
Few people know that this was Melvil Dewey’s personal slogan.
For the design-conscious librarian
“Books for sale! Ten cents each!”
*Rearranges books in an ombré fashion*
“Books for sale! I won’t accept less than 75 dollars for them!”
For the Harry Potter fan
Wait a second, this isn’t quiddich . . .
For the librarian who has a weird sense of smell
“I just LOVE the smell of man-bats who drink human blood.”
For the passionate librarian
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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 email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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