“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds…” these are words usually associated with postal couriers, but they really apply to librarians as well. Librarians are a fearless lot, you know; they can face challenges ranging from patrons in trouble to … mountains? seasickness? Read on for a fascinating overview of some brave and fearless librarians.
- The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer
- The Book Bus, an independent bookstore on wheels, brings the joy of reading to those who need it most.
- The library bus in Afghanistan that is driving change!
- Sweden’s bokbåten is a floating library that brings books to residents of remote islands.
- The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. Based on the Pack Horse Library Project, a Federal WPA project established in 1935.