Holly Boyer

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On Mental Floss, Jill Harness's collection of librarian tattoos. Above, Elizabeth Skene's card-catalog sleeve, by Frank William of the Chicago Tattoo Company. Right, Michelle's super-librarian tattoo, chosen to represent her career as a high-school librarian, based on Mary Marvel, and done by Chris Cockrill of Avalon II Tattoo.

There are plenty of literary tattoos out there, and plenty of tattooed librarians. A bit less common are librarians with tattoos celebrating their career choice.

Librarian Tattoos  http://booksoutsidethebox.wordpress.com/2012/09/21/friday-links-tired-kitties-tattoos-and-call-me-maybe/

There are plenty of literary tattoos out there, and plenty of tattooed librarians. A bit less common are librarians with tattoos celebrating their career choice.

Social Media and libraries

State of America's Libraries Report 2011

Copyright legal issues

Apple and Samsung Respond to Verdict in Patent Case Samsung and Apple have both issued statements regarding the jury's verdict in the long-running patent dispute. The jury found that Samsung willfully infringed on many of Apple's design patent

These are your kids. These are your kids on books.

"The Denver, Colorado nonprofit literacy group Burning Through Pages has gone viral with a gorgeous black and white poster encouraging parents to share books with their kids." -‘These Are Your Kids on Books’ Poster Goes Viral By Jason Boog on May 2012

Once upon a bed time.

Bedtime Stories this blanket, designed by Tiago da Fonseca, has several sheets containing a traditional bedtime story. It's a large comfy blanket so you can fall asleep without worrying. I want one with maybe my favorite chapter of a book.