You say the population of your community has tripled for the summer while too many of your library’s public computers ahve decided to take a vacation? That municipal street reconstruction has closed your parking lot and given new meaning to the CSLP theme “Build a Better World?” And the daily patron who only reads books by dead authors is testing your bibliographic skills?
Is that what’s bothering you, librarian bunky? With apologies to The Old Philosopher, Eddie Lawrence, for that introduction, take a few minutes to click on the articles below.
- 23 Science-Based Ways to Reducing Stress Right Now may be just what you need!
- Keep Calm and Library On: Avoiding Summer Burnout: Summertime can be overwhelming in a public library, even if you don’t work in youth services.
- What You Can Do to Combat Librarian Burnout: Tips from the 5 Minute Librarian
- What they didn’t teach you in library school: burnout edition: Suggestions from School Library Journal
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