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Lorcan 1 min read

That image thing again …

ON a Sunday night last month at Daddy’s, a bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, more than a dozen people in their 20s and 30s gathered at a professional soiree, drinking frozen margaritas and nibbling store-bought cookies. With their thrift-store inspired clothes and abundant tattoos, they looked as if they could be filmmakers, Web designers, coffee shop purveyors or artists. [A Hipper Crowd of Shushers – New York Times]

Of course, you can tell from the title … they are librarians.

Ms. Campbell added that she became a librarian because it “combined a geeky intellectualism” with information technology skills and social activism. [A Hipper Crowd of Shushers – New York Times]

Update: via Darth Libris (I thought, but I cannot immediately see where) I read this relevant post by the Lipstick Librarian.
Via Merrilee.

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