Unshelved is a daily webcomic about the staff of the fictional Mallville Public Library. The main character is the comic book-loving, "determinedly ironic," lazy Young Adult Librarian, Dewey, who always has a snarky rejoinder for every clueless patron. Other important characters include Mel the office supplies obsessed manager, Colleen the aging computer-illiterate, Tamara the ever-cheery children's librarian, Ned the nudist lawyerMerv the twelve-year-old delinquent and Buddy the page, who is never seen outside of his beaver formerly woodchuck suit.
More than staff members want you to return next year, and many want you here every year going forward! I think it is safe to say that the CPL staff admires your wit and your humor, and are grateful that you are so insightful about their daily work. He kept us laughing while reminding us of our and our customers' foibles.
He is so good at making fun of strange, difficult customers in Unshelved because he is the strangest, most difficult customer of all. He taught English overseas because no one there was in a position to criticize his spelling. Follow ambaum.
The formal title of this delightful little gem is Overdue Media, home of Unshelved, a comic strip about a library …. The reference librarian is a young man named Dewey … Reminds me of the two budgies who lived in my house about twenty years ago. I named them after the two major classification schemes, LC and Dewey.
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Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum, creators of the Web comic Unshelved, are the comedic patron saints of the library world. Laugher abounds when librarians gather around the latest book collections of Unshelved and swap stories or share their personal connections to a particular strip. Why are these playful, youthful and spirited men so popular with this typically erudite and serious crowd?
Loved the film! It's AM in Sweden, I stayed up just for this! I was so hyped and I'm not disappointed!!
Daily syndication of Unshelved is available for free to any noncommercial web site. Simply include the following HTML code on your page and the current daily strip will be displayed:. Please contact us for permission if you want to post our strips in any other way, including but not limited to posting a single strip in your blog.
Well, do we have the contest for you. To enter, simply fill out this form and tell us three character traits that would make you a great addition to an Unshelved comic. Please note, this contest is for librarians or library staff only.