|Shipboard library in the 1942 film Now Voyager starring Bette Davis|
On the verge of another great nautical library adventure, I'm curious about other shipboard libraries and librarians.
What do these other ship's libraries look like? How are they staffed?
Ships and books are a perfect combination - they both can carry us to a new place. So, it's wonderful to find so many ships creating a beautiful library space. Here are some of my favorites:
And these blogging librarians who staff cruise ship libraries sound like they can handle anything:
- Blog of recent MLS graduate working as a librarian for Holland America
- Blog of cruise ship librarian
- Blog of SUNY Maritime College's Ship Librarian: Sailing Solo
- Simmons GSLIS Interview: Cressida Hanson, Cruise Ship Librarian
- Cressida Hanson: Cruise Ship Librarian & Success Story
So, are you interested in working as a librarian on a cruise ship?
- Holland America is hiring
- Recruiter for Cruise Ship Librarian
- Cruise Ship Libraries: Floating Bookshelves Lure Land-Lubbing Librarians
- Linked In Librarian Alternatives