NO CELL PHONE USE IN THE LIBRARY!

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    Norfolk Public Library
    Norfolk, NE

    taihung, River Campus Libraries, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. mstephens7 89 months ago | reply

      OOOOO...this is a GOOD one - SIGNED by the director.

      Will blog and add to "hyperlinked Library" talk with full cite for YOU, sir. :-)

      Thanks for the sharp eye.

    2. curtis rogers [deleted] 89 months ago | reply

      what a nice welcoming sign ;-)

    3. aaron schmidt 89 months ago | reply

      dang, this is a classic.

    4. mstephens7 89 months ago | reply

      Also, interesting use of the RED for the word "off"

    5. Alan Gray 89 months ago | reply

      Would we agree that any library that takes that stance, in that tone, is a disgrace to the library community? Why continue to beat around the bush?

      Alan Kirk Gray

    6. MrSchuReads 89 months ago | reply

      The sign creates such a warm, inviting atmosphere! Yuck! I love, "library director."

    7. Michael Casey 89 months ago | reply

      Any library may have areas they need to be quiet zones but this type of signage is simply awful. Yes, Alan, I would agree that the tone of this sign is a disgrace.

    8. Paszternak [deleted] 89 months ago | reply

      OFF > app. 72pt font size
      Thank you > app. 20pt font size

      I don't know for sure whether to LOL or to cry...

    9. Travelin' Librarian 89 months ago | reply

      I have since talked to the director of the library involved and he has informed me that the library is active in discussions regarding changing the policy to something less restrictive.

    10. mstephens7 89 months ago | reply

      Michael - was he aware of this picture, the conversation, etc?

    11. Travelin' Librarian 89 months ago | reply

      Yes. In fact he said he tried to post a comment to your blog but had some trouble doing so. E-mail me directly if you'd like his e-mail address.

    12. mstephens7 84 months ago | reply

      Michael - has the policy changed? We had a long discussion about this in class.

    13. ReverseCellPhones 69 months ago | reply

      I wasn't going to obey until I say the Library Director at the bottom.
      Reverse Cell Phones

    14. onemoresilverdollar2000 52 months ago | reply

      Sadly, in Libraryland, patrons need things spelled out to them. Saying it nicely doesn't cut it.

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