Friday, July 14, 2006

Extreme librarianship?

Pottering about in Library Garden I found this post about the Bookcart Drill Team World Championships held at the 2006 ALA conference.

Now I had visions of frantic librarians (or more likely attendants) powering toward shelves, loading on as many books as possible, speed arranging them by Dewey and incurring injuries as they lunged toward the finish line.'s something altogether more elegant, more courtly, precise and restrained. Eat your heart out Esther Williams!

Watch the winning team here:

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