Clearing Off the Shelves: Library Edition

Sometimes, even the library goes through its shelves and gets rid of things that haven’t been used in forever.  Today I get to do some of that.  It isn’t quite as fun as getting rid of things I don’t need at home, but it’s pretty awesome for different reasons.

My favorite part of the job is seeing some of the ridiculous VHS covers from the past.  The most troublesome part is finding things I really want to keep for myself.  I mean, I could buy them at the library book sale when they’ve been properly withdrawn from the library.  But then I would be just be shuffling old, unneeded stuff from one place to another.  Not the goal of the project.

These are some of the funnies from today’s search:

    • Buns of Steel… haven’t seen this one in a while.
      photo from yesteryearsgoodies.ecrater.com

      photo from yesteryearsgoodies.ecrater.com

    • Quick Dog Training with Barbara Woodhouse, who looks like an ideal dog trainer to me.
photo from amazon.co.uk

photo from amazon.co.uk

And these are some of the favorites I’m struggling not to take home:

    • The Way to Cook with Julia Child–we’re talking the entire collection.  “Oh my!”  (Must be read in Julia Child voice.)
      photo from ebay.com

      photo from recipeboy.com

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      photo from ebay.com

    • Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn, which I didn’t even know was a thing until today.
      photo from youbeauty.com

      photo from youbeauty.com

      photo from imdb.com

      photo from imdb.com

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2 thoughts on “Clearing Off the Shelves: Library Edition

  1. Honey–when cleaning off bookshelves, look for first editions.

    I think I found a few here and am exploring-Sometimes a

    treasure appears!

    Love you,

    Grandmother

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