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LOTR Librarian

This blog is for lovers of LOTR wishing to find information about Tolkien, discuss Tolkien, or for librarians who happen to love Tolkien's books. (No movie discussion here, please.) It is also for general librarianship rants based on experiences or beliefs of the LOTR Librarian. Attention Spammers: Your comments will be deleted. Don't waste your time here. Go elsewhere. English-only comments please. If you want to comment in Mandarin, German, Spanish, etc; frequent blogs in those languages.


"Oyarsa" for those who don't know, is the name of an archangel (or "god" with a little 'g') in C. S. Lewis's Space Trilogy. I liked the character, so I stole the name. Who am I? I am a library science student in Illinois who has a variety of interests--too many to list! I have worked in libraries for five years and counting.

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Saturday, March 12, 2005

Confessions of a Tolkien Librarian

I am a book-napper. I stalk libraries, kidnapping books, read them, and delay bringing them back. Sometimes I hold them hostage for months. Is there a support group for this?

In my defense, I have returned nearly all the Tolkien books I had checked out to the library. I bought several new Tolkien books after work yesterday, and released the Tolkien books I had ransomed; don't need them now.

I am going to endeavor to improve...perhaps only kidnap books for two months? Yes, two months sounds like a reasonable improvement.


Ok, now that my confession is out of the way, my favorite Tolkien related cartoon:


Just can't get enough of that picture. *grin*