Which brings me to the inspiration for this post. Every Wednesday, Fallon does "Tonight Show Hashtags" which is where he finds the top/funniest quotes for a particular Twitter hashtag he created.
And, since I am here at work on this lovely Saturday, it only makes sense to copy Fallon and pick out my favorite #SaturdayLibrarian tweets.
If I had a nickel for every time I was asked for "HOW To Kill a Mockingbird"--well, I'd have lots of nickels. #saturdaylibrarian— Kate P (@katep08) June 27, 2015
I find this particularly amusing because I, myself, as a child looked up "How To Kill a Mockingbird" in the library catalog.
I hate it when that happens.Just helped a patron who was very grumpy about us being a library instead of the state park he was looking for. #saturdaylibrarian— Renata Sancken (@renatasnacks) June 27, 2015
Perhaps the other person on the line can't read...This guy is on the phone reading the newspaper to someone. WHY?#notyourlivingroom #saturdaylibrarian— Kate P (@katep08) June 27, 2015
Bruce Wayne isn't a real person?I was just asked for non-fiction superhero books. Like biographies. Of superheroes. By an adult. #um #saturdaylibrarian— Rebecca Kane (@Reblogga) June 27, 2015
My deepest sympathies, friend.Rain. Computers down. First Saturday of SRP. May God have mercy on our souls. #saturdaylibrarian— Sarah Moore (@libSarahMoore) June 27, 2015
I guess I'm in the 25%75% of #saturdaylibrarian are passive aggressively staying off Twitter in silent #alaleftbehind protest— Fake Library Stats (@FakeLibStats) June 27, 2015
I FEEL THE EXACT SAME"Thank God it's Fri-!" (Punches everything in the face) #SaturdayLibrarian— The Nearest Old Punk (@AbelUndercity) June 26, 2015
Ha, I had a kid come up and ask why all of his Pokemon books were written backwards.Why yes we DO have "backward Japanese comics." 5 shelves of teen room manga later & I don't think she's ever leaving! #SaturdayLibrarian— Andrea Mullarkey (@mullarkea) June 20, 2015
Because...Stephen King.There is a patron here who looks just like Stephen King but I am afraid to look directly at him because..Stephen King... #saturdaylibrarian— Alyssa (@WithTheBanned) June 20, 2015
Amen, and amen! Which also goes for...I AM NOT YOUR CHILD'S BABYSITTER. #saturdaylibrarian— Miss Julia (@Julia_Frederick) June 20, 2015
it is not my job to do your math homework for you. especially if you are an adult. #saturdaylibrarian— Sarah Alexander (@Lez_Brarian) June 20, 2015
In Gaiman's name, we pray...Gaiman give me strength for this #Saturdaylibrarian shift...— Alyssa (@WithTheBanned) June 20, 2015
Oh man, how I love my fellow Saturday Librarians. Don't forget to check out the hashtag to see even more tweets. Adios, amigos.