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Interview with the Librarian – Volume 7

In today’s post, we speak to Philippa Rose, librarian at The King’s School, Canterbury.

Before we start, we usually have some trivia, but I’ve decided to swap this out for a new idea which I think it more library appropriate!

What am I reading?

This week I’m reading The Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami. One of my favourite authors, Murakami leads you through a dreamlike story of coincidence and hidden meaning as Toru Okada searches for his lost cat. … Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian – Volume 6

In Volume Six of IwtL (not so catchy), we have the pleasure of speaking with Alex Wheeler of Manchester Metropolitan University.

Trivia

Last week’s question — What is the smallest book in the world?

Well, my clue last week somewhat misleading… I thought it was Old King Cole, but it turns out there is always a smaller book! Teeny Ted from Turnip Town is the smallest book in the world. Created by Nano Imaging Laboratory of Simon Fraser University, its … Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian – Volume 5

In Volume Five we’re speaking to Lana Bittman from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

Trivia

Last week’s question — Which library houses the Devil’s Bible?

The Codex Gigas which in English means Giant Book, is the largest medieval manuscript in the world, at a length of 92 cm (36 in). Famous for its full-page portrait of the devil the book is housed in the Swedish Royal Library in Stockholm.

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Interview with the Librarian — Volume 4

It’s Friday again! Time for Volume 4 of Interview with the Librarian. This week we have the pleasure of speaking with Loraine Forde of Glasgow Clyde College.

Trivia

(Firstly, I’ve just enabled comments on our posts… oops! So please feel free to post answers in the comments section).

Last week’s question —Name the Draconian librarian who guards Hogwarts Library.

Our office’s resident Harry Potter expert, Ellie, was quick on the draw to correctly guess Madam Irma Pince.

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Interview with the Librarian – Volume 3

For Volume Three we’re speaking to Angus Sinclair of Goldsmiths University, poetry enthusiast and librarian extraordinaire.

Trivia

Last week’s question — Name the famous detention movie set in a library

The answer was, of course, The Breakfast Club! Guessed by Lucille, our interviewee from last week. Who could forget the dance scene when the characters let loose to Karla DeVito’s “We Are Not Alone”…

This week’s question — Name the Draconian librarian who guards Hogwarts Library.

A warning: If

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