Thanks to technology, you never have to look this stupid in front of a librarian.


Before you could answer any question with a 2-second Google search, you had to take your queries to your local librarian. The New York Public Library has a vast collection of cards featuring handwritten questions from curious New Yorkers dating back to the 1940s.

"Please give me the name of a book that dramatizes bedbugs?" #letmelibrarianthatforyou
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