Category Archives: Pop Culture Librarians

Wonder Woman Day is June 3!

It’s time to celebrate Wonder Woman with her own official Wonder Woman Day on June 3! Continue reading

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Pop Culture Librarians: Library Ghost

The Library Ghost a.k.a. The Grey Lady is the ghost of librarian Eleanor Twitty and doesn’t seem to mind making both patrons and library staff nervous. She just minds her own business until someone calls in the Ghostbusters. A few … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Librarians: Flo from “Timmy Failure”

Stephen Pastis’ wildly popular Timmy Failure series features one of our favorite pop culture librarians, Flo. From Timmy Failure: That’s an unhappy Flo. And Flo isn’t short for Florence. It’s short for “Misshelve my books and the blood may FLOw.” … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Librarian: Flynn Carson

Flynn Carson is the fictional librarian of the Librarian trilogy and the new TV series The Librarians, which airs on TNT. The Librarian in this setting is kind of like Batman. It’s a role that is filled by different people … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Librarians: Batgirl

“I was just doing my duty as a citizen” -Batgirl (from Batman: The Unkindest Tut of All #3.6, 1967) Originally created as a love-interest for Robin, Batgirl has appeared in several iterations within the DC canon*.  The first Bat-Girl was … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Librarians: Rupert Giles

“Well, we start, not surprisingly, with research.” – Rupert Giles Librarian. Watcher. Stable father figure with an edgy, questionable past. Rupert Giles is all of the above and exactly what you get when you combine and academic librarian, high school, … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Librarians: Marian the Librarian

Marian Paroo in “The Music Man” was one of the first pop culture librarians I remember seeing. At first glance, she seems like your stereotypical librarian – a fussy spinster, not fond of fun. However, Marian the Librarian is actually a … Continue reading

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