Maybe It’s Books We Need

Posted On Dec 19 2017 by

[I figured this was a song in desperate need of some new lyrics. Sung to the tune of Baby It’s Cold Outside. You’re gonna want to grab a singing partner and use the instrumental track for this one!] (Listen to the track while you sing!) I really must binge (But maybe it’s books we need) You mustn’t infringe (It’s definitely books we need) This season has been (Reading will make you grin) So fun to watch (I’ll hold the remote, you hold my scotch) My Netflix queue scrolls forever (Mystery, poems, whichever) And Stranger Things won’t just watch itself (Grab …


No Not Google Search Box, Just You

Posted On Dec 14 2016 by

(to the tune of “All I want for Christmas is You”) (if you need a karaoke track, try this one) I don’t need a lot for freedom, Peace, or love, democracy, and I Don’t care about the Congress or their failed bureaucracy I just want a li-brar-y Filled with places just for me A librarian or two No not Google search box, just you I don’t want a lot of features Search results are too grotesque I don’t care about the systems Back behind your reference desk I don’t need to download e-books On the de-vice of my choice Noisy …


I’m Dreaming of a Real Print Book

Posted On Dec 23 2012 by

(to the tune of “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas”) I’m dreaming of a real print book, Just like the ones you know yourself. With real book covers, For book club lovers To place with others on the shelf. I’m dreaming of some print fiction, With every library I see, May you turn each page with anxious glee, And may all books once have been a tree. I’m dreaming of a real novel, The kind you hold with both your hands. With check out and check in, The books don’t glisten The kind your mother understands.   I’m dreaming of …