Librarian Wardrobe

Not always buns and sensible shoes, librarians at various types of libraries have different styles (and dress codes). Check it out here or submit your own.

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Adult circ/Acquisitions librarian
Public Library
Oklahoma, USA.
This was taken at the Oklahoma Library Association’s annual conference last week. The skirt is something I picked up at a vintage thrift store in Tucson during a crazy roadtrip, the shirt is the Pie(rate) Chart design from Shirt Woot, and everything is else … well, who knows. View high resolution

Adult circ/Acquisitions librarian

Public Library

Oklahoma, USA.

This was taken at the Oklahoma Library Association’s annual conference last week. The skirt is something I picked up at a vintage thrift store in Tucson during a crazy roadtrip, the shirt is the Pie(rate) Chart design from Shirt Woot, and everything is else … well, who knows.

"You don’t dress like a normal librarian!" —a patron, on seeing this outfit
AV/Reader’s Advisory Assistant and MLIS student
Public library
South Carolina

"You don’t dress like a normal librarian!" —a patron, on seeing this outfit

AV/Reader’s Advisory Assistant and MLIS student

Public library

South Carolina

Assistant to the Director for Special Programs & Events, Rizal Library (Ateneo de Manila University)
Academic Library
Philippines View high resolution

Assistant to the Director for Special Programs & Events, Rizal Library (Ateneo de Manila University)

Academic Library

Philippines

Robin Brenner
Teen Librarian
Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA
Editor in Chief, noflyingnotights.com

taken by: Angela (@angela_barratt) View high resolution

Robin Brenner

Teen Librarian

Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA

Editor in Chief, noflyingnotights.com

taken by: Angela (@angela_barratt)

LizHead of Youth ServicesMerrimack Public Library, NH
(at my first day of work!)  View high resolution

Liz
Head of Youth Services
Merrimack Public Library, NH

(at my first day of work!) 

Emily Clasper, System Operations and Training Manager for the Suffolk Cooperative Library System in NY, demonstrates the meaning of the term “OPAC”.
Today’s Ensemble: A black and purple sweater dress from Ann Taylor, black tights, black Nine West Booties. View high resolution

Emily Clasper, System Operations and Training Manager for the Suffolk Cooperative Library System in NY, demonstrates the meaning of the term “OPAC”.

Today’s Ensemble: A black and purple sweater dress from Ann Taylor, black tights, black Nine West Booties.

Playing around in the stacks outside the Great Hall during the fancy Friends of the Library Gala fundraiser. (Not a typical outfit, except for schmoozing alumni and donors!)
Undergraduate Services Librarian
Large university library
Kansas View high resolution

Playing around in the stacks outside the Great Hall during the fancy Friends of the Library Gala fundraiser. (Not a typical outfit, except for schmoozing alumni and donors!)

Undergraduate Services Librarian

Large university library

Kansas

So a gutter dripped on me. That was nice.
AV/Reader’s Advisory Assistant & MLIS student
Public library
Upstate South Carolina

So a gutter dripped on me. That was nice.

AV/Reader’s Advisory Assistant & MLIS student

Public library

Upstate South Carolina

School Librarian
Secondary school library
England, United Kingdom
I really don’t like sensible shoes …..

School Librarian

Secondary school library

England, United Kingdom

I really don’t like sensible shoes …..

A child’s eye view of her boho chic mommy transformed by a black dress and pearls. Information advocacy takes savoir fair; dress for what you want to achieve. Every librarian needs a pair of power heels to knock out a wall.

Librarian & Instructional Designer
Federal Information Environment
Washington, DC View high resolution

A child’s eye view of her boho chic mommy transformed by a black dress and pearls. Information advocacy takes savoir fair; dress for what you want to achieve. Every librarian needs a pair of power heels to knock out a wall.

Librarian & Instructional Designer

Federal Information Environment

Washington, DC