Librarians as Detectives: 6 Books Where Librarians Put on Their Sleuth Hats

Librarians as Detectives_NovelSuspectsLibraries have been a site of knowledge, comfort, and entertainment. And the fellow librarians who work at these places have the skillset to help guide us toward whatever we need and are looking for. All the traits that make them successful librarians, make them the perfect detectives. Persistence in tracking information. Drawing connections from a variety of sources. Knowing how to communicate to diverse clientele. Not to mention, patience. The list goes on and on. Shown in these books are librarians put in different circumstances that will test their resourcefulness outside of a library. They’re put in high-stakes situations people only read about in books and will need to adapt quickly if they want to make it out alive.

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