The Reality of Working in a Public Library

I’ve been a working librarian for eight years now. I have had a love-hate relationship with the profession in that time, but I’ve learned tricks, I’ve developed my skill set, and I’ve come to appreciate more aspects of the job that I might not have when I first started. And as someone who more or less stumbled into the profession after working for over three years as a bookseller, I am always willing to share some…