that libraries are among the last few truly democratic spaces left.
Former iSchooler and fellow purple shirt Ellie Collier and five other geographically dispersed librarians work to, um, dispatch assumptions about libraries and librarians. Look for another effort at ending librarian stereotypes in the 2nd TLA calendar to raise money for disaster relief for Texas libraries, much needed after Ike. The first calendar featured the “Men of TLA.” I understand the new calendar will feature the tattooed librarians of Texas. I’m thinking they’ll roll out around conference time, March 2009.