Let’s face it, librarians have their stereotypes. How do these stereotypes carry across to popular culture? In December’s #AusLibChat we will expose the stereotypical librarian, look at how they are portrayed in literature, film and TV and then try to come up with our own version of the 21st-century librarian.
- Who’s your favourite librarian portrayed in a film, TV or literature? Least favourite? Were there any that made you want to become a librarian?
- So you’ve seen Dude Perfect’s Stereotypes (if not they’re here), if they did one on Librarians, what would be in it?
- What do you do in your day that isn’t stereotypical?
- Do stereotypes hurt our profession? How or how not?
- How would you have a librarian portrayed in a book or film (apart from them saving the world)?
Join us for #AusLibChat on 1 December (remember it’s daylight savings times)!