Under-desk shenanigan

January 9, 2013 at 3:49 pm 1 comment

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At the University of Illinois at Chicago, staff discovered this diary and drawing written on the underside of a table in the Daley Library. It was probably written mostly in the spring of 1988; one entry (“Totaled my Dad’s car”) is dated May, 1988.

It’s likely this shenanigan would never have been discovered if the staff hadn’t decided to redecorate. When they dismantled the table, they found this bit of history.

Thanks, Gwen Gregory!

Entry filed under: academic libraries, perpetrated by students or patrons.

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  • 1. drawing shenanigan | Library Shenanigans  |  March 12, 2014 at 9:28 am

    […] morning. Thanks, whoever drew this, for giving us all a good feeling this morning. (Here’s a similar shenanigan from last year at another […]


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