Ssshhhh!!! I’m Writing a Post About Librarians

For the next two days, I will be attending a librarian conference and will be without Internet access.

Let me just repeat that.

I will be without Internet access for two days during NaBloWriMo. I am committed to a daily post and I will be without Internet access for two days.

Any way, you may be wondering what exactly happens at a librarian conference.

Well there’s workshops on all kinds of stuff, like:

  • bun accessorizinghotbuns
  • Shushing techniquesshushingtechnique
  • Dewey Decimal Trivia

deweygame

  • Primal Scream Therapy sessions directed at Googleprimalscreamtherapy

It’s not all work.

There’s alloted time to get to know other librarians and socialize:

socializing

Speaker7 will not be able to comment for a few days but it doesn’t mean that she doesn’t love you. She does, however, hate NaBloWriMo.

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38 comments

  1. Was this conference scheduled when you signed up for NaBloWriMo? Did you know there would be a two-day gap? I think that’s called passive/aggressive. Technically, you could write two posts now and time them to post over the next two days. Just sayin’…

    1. I sort of forgot about the conference when I signed up for the NaBloWriMo trainwreck. The Monday before sucked really hard because I felt like I was working in a post-writing factory and there was little ventilation.

  2. OMG – you are entering the dead zone – be afraid, be very afraid! Seriously though, I was once a librarian but that was long ago and in another galaxy. To be precise I was an Architectural Librarian and we are/were a rare breed. We had many a conference and they were either manic or tedious. Mind you this was in the pre-interwebby days and there was certainly no NaBloWriMo back then. Aliceatwonderland has made a very accurate comment – perhaps you need to follow it up.

    1. It was a decent conference. There was one workshop where the presenter showed me how to use a website…um…thanks? Did you realize those search boxes allow you to put searches in them? Mind blown.

  3. It seems quite the desperate move to get out of writing for a couple of days. You do have a vivid imagination. Should we question the authenticity of this “conference”? Maybe we should ask for a note from the conference people. “Please excuse Speaker7 from writing for 2 days during NaBloWriMo…”

  4. A librarian conference? What happens when one of you starts talking too loud? Does the shushing lead to even more shushing of the shushing until it escalates into a fistfight, hair-pulling with Hot Buns flying everywhere?

  5. Have fun (?!) at your conference. I must say that I don’t think librarians are obsolete! You are the tomato to my BLT (as I am a high school English teacher!) Have some vino at the conference – lots of vino!

  6. I’ve been to some delightful conferences over the years. I tend to go to attend ones which are located in the conference rooms of large casino hotels. If things get too dry, I take a 2 hour pee break and loose some money.

  7. Librarian conference!! I am only a lowly library assistant with hair too short for a bun. I do have sexy librarian glasses though. I’m very interested in this Primal Scream therapy you speak of, though I probably just feel this way after dealing with people all day in the Circ department. Have fun? :)

  8. Makes me think my best friends from college who ALSO had librarians for mothers. Our initials happen to be ALA (American Library Association), what odds!

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