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Hobby Questions in Libraries

Sorry for the delay! I was busy but here are the results from our little poll on what are the most popular questions public librarians get about hobbies today.

Are philately and numismatics still on top like they were when I was kid? (Hint: not by a long shot!)

Drum roll….

Here are the rankings for the most asked questions about hobbies from our elite grop of librarian readers of Stephen’s Lighthouse and various other biblioblogs and Twitter feeds.

TOP 12

And here are the hobbies I forgot in the original survey that folks added in the comments:

Now how could I forget photography?! My daughter has a degree in that even.

And here’s an attempt at hobby humour:

So, up next is an easier survey so watch for it. I want to find out what your hobbies are. Are librarians just like our users or do we have a unique set of hobbies that interest us? Coming soon.

(Thanks to Lori S. at Gale Cengage for the help on this survey)


Posted on: October 18, 2010, 7:41 am Category: Uncategorized

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