Open Thread Thursday: Librarian Memes

From the great and glorious Wikipedia:

A meme (/ˈmm/[1]) is an idea, behavior or style that spreads from person to person within a culture.[2] While genes transmit biological information, memes are said to transmit ideas and belief information.

As you can guess, the starter topic for this week’s open thread is library memes. I think my current favorite librarian related meme is fashion. Not only is there a mighty powerful fabulous shoe faction (some of whom can be seen here on the “Librarian Shoes” group on Flickr), but there is a whole Tumblr feed called Librarian Wardrobe full of librarians and library staff in their outfits. Both groups are certainly spreading the idea of a new more fashionable look to the profession. Sure, the cardigans and the comfortable shoes are staying, but you don’t have to look like you raided your grandparent’s closet.

What’s your favorite librarian meme?

As always, this is an open thread. Anonymous comments are permitted as well as other topics on your mind.

4 thoughts on “Open Thread Thursday: Librarian Memes

    • I guess this open thread is a swing and a miss. Or people just don’t have a favorite meme. If there is some way to ask them, I totally would. :D

  1. 1. librarians are crazy…in the “you don’t have to be crazy to work here, but it helps.” Percentagewise, there are more eccentrics in the library field than in any other field save science fiction writers-fans/media geeks/gamers/computer nerds.

    2. the library field is dominated by little old ladies of both sexes

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