Lena Dunham’s student film “Pressure,” filmed in the Oberlin library when she was 19 (so, about 2005). I don’t know if she got permission to film in the library. I’m guessing not.
I must confess, this one made me laugh out loud, somewhat against my will. Seeing someone take big bites out of a head of lettuce would probably be funny in any context, but it’s especially funny in a library.
Damn You Auto Suggest brings together outlandish “did you mean…” responses from library catalogs. Send them a screen shot! But I doubt you can beat “did you mean goddesses for biscuit?”. Thanks, Steve Lawson!
If you’ve been looking for a list of library school classes that prepare you for being a Watcher to a Slayer, look no further. Thanks, Shanon Lawson!
Kathy Knaus made this cake for someone called Sarah. I await further information and will share it if I get it. Thanks, Tabitha Dial!
Addendum, August 21: see the cake-creator’s comments, below.
I have categories for library shenanigans perpetrated by students, staff, and animals. This one is perpetrated by ghosts. It’s the New York Public Library card catalog frenzy in Ghostbusters.
Here’s a shenanigan that makes new use of the Neil deGrasse Tyson meme. Nobody seems to know what library did this, but perhaps a Library Shenanigans reader will recognize the ceiling or the rug? Thanks, Diane Westerfield, for calling this to my attention!