More library staff instructions from days gone by

As promised in an earlier post here are more rules for library staff from yesteryear. First, a cunning method for catching out bogus ‘art students’.

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And these weren’t the only suspicious types to watch out for. We think the following missive probably dates from the war.


And whatever you do, don’t mention the blacklist:


We’ll finish with this message from a former city librarian. Wonder how long this system lasted?


If you missed the first part of this series you can catch up here.

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