"I hope this movie busts some myths," said attendee Nathan Bomer, a 29-year-old librarian from Tulsa. "Our profession is in need of a serious image change."
To illustrate his point, Bomer opened his backpack and produced a souvenir, just purchased at the convention's gift shop. It was an action figure. Of a librarian. Her weapons: a stack of books and a pair of Coke-bottle glasses. Her superpowers are limited to "Amazing Shush-ing Action!"
"My life," Bomer said, "is nothing like that."
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
So even though I didn't get to attend this -- at least one Oklahoma Librarian did -- Modern Librarian: A role worth checking out