How You Know You’ve Been Working in the Library Too Long . . .
. . . when you take one look at this:
. . . . and the you start wondering about child endangerment lawsuits. Seriously, what kind of negligent parent would allow their offspring anywhere near this woman? You’d tell her to remember to "change the baby" and she’d end up trading in your kid for a cool $30 thou. And then when you complained she’d hand you some of those mighty tasty buttery tarts she’d been baking, they would be delicious, you would laugh, and everything would be copasetic. Sans baby, of course. Yeah, I need to get out more.
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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