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July 9, 2009

Awful Library Books

My friend K. (of the unfortunately now-defunct Pop-Triad) sent me a link to my favourite website of the day, Awful Library Books, which includes texts such as the one whose cover is seen here. The site features books that might be listed as “required weeding” from American public libraries, and I enjoy the bloggers’ commentary as well (“I think the guy in a wheelchair is saying to the woman, “Do I really have to dress like Mr. Rogers?”). You’re also invited to send your own submissions.

2 thoughts on “Awful Library Books”

  1. Alyssa says:

    this site may replace cake wrecks as my daily mental health break. thanks for sharing!

  2. Melanie says:

    I love this site as well; I weeded three different English libraries in Montreal when I first started working as a librarian, and some of them clearly hadn't been touched since the 60's. Some of these titles look very familiar…

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