Paperback Reading allowed : true stories and curious incidents from a provincial library / Chris Paling.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Constable,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781472124722 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2017.
Chris works as a librarian in a small-town library in the south of England. This is the story of the library, its staff, and the fascinating group of people who use the library on a regular basis.
306 pages ; 20 cm
As someone who has worked in a library in a provincial town, I recognise so many of the characters in this book! Paling has a light touch and gives us a real flavour of everyday life in the library service as well as some titbits of library history and behind the scene glimpses. Very entertaining.