Even though libraries are citadels of silence, guarding humanity's best thoughts, it doesn't mean that humor is forbidden there. To prove that a giggle can easily accompany a pleasant read, Bored Panda has collected a list of some of the funniest examples of librarian humor.

From mocking impossible visitor requests to motivating students, these creative solutions definitely got everyone's attention. Scroll down to check out why you should go the library more often and upvote the entries you like best!

#1

Sometimes I Wear My Panda Hat To Work. This Is What It Looks Like To Everyone Walking Into The Library

Sometimes I Wear My Panda Hat To Work. This Is What It Looks Like To Everyone Walking Into The Library

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#2

When Libraries Troll Their Patrons

When Libraries Troll Their Patrons

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#3

This Was At My College Library Entrance

This Was At My College Library Entrance

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#5

"Please Do Not Let In The Cat"

"Please Do Not Let In The Cat"

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Beth
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Aahahahahaha, Max will not be thwarted! Max will get into the library!

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#6

My School Library Knows What's Up

My School Library Knows What's Up

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Pi...
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Batman has his own bloody library.... so.... yeah.

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#7

Every Year My School's Librarian Dresses Up As A Book Reaper To Collect Overdue Books

Every Year My School's Librarian Dresses Up As A Book Reaper To Collect Overdue Books

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#8

Mystery Indeed

Mystery Indeed

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#10

My Local Library Is Taking People's Mugshot

My Local Library Is Taking People's Mugshot

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#11

I Went To The Library, Accidentally Ended Up In Intersteller...

I Went To The Library, Accidentally Ended Up In Intersteller...

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#12

My Town's Public Library Has A Clever Blizzard Solution

My Town's Public Library Has A Clever Blizzard Solution

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Hari Onago
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unless you burn the books, but don't do that kids.

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#13

My Local Library Has This Sign On Their Dropoff Slot

My Local Library Has This Sign On Their Dropoff Slot

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Pi...
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Maybe Kieth shouldn't keep his lunch in the book drop.

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#14

Who Ever Said Librarians Don't Have A Sense Of Humor?!

Who Ever Said Librarians Don't Have A Sense Of Humor?!

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#15

I Am Glad To Know That I Am Safe In My Universities Library

I Am Glad To Know That I Am Safe In My Universities Library

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Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

just for mess with people add another sheet with 1 days without an attack

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#16

This Librarian Is Brilliant

This Librarian Is Brilliant

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#17

We Found This Beautiful Wooden Writing Desk In The Newbold College Library, Opened The Drawer, And Found This Message

We Found This Beautiful Wooden Writing Desk In The Newbold College Library, Opened The Drawer, And Found This Message

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#18

My University Library, Ladies And Gentlemen

My University Library, Ladies And Gentlemen

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#19

Saw This In My School Library

Saw This In My School Library

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#20

My Wife Is A High School Librarian And One Of Her Students Lost A Turtle In The Library Earlier In The Week. Today He Was Found. She Swears This Picture Wasn't Staged. Is This Awesome Or Is My Wife A Liar?

My Wife Is A High School Librarian And One Of Her Students Lost A Turtle In The Library Earlier In The Week. Today He Was Found. She Swears This Picture Wasn't Staged. Is This Awesome Or Is My Wife A Liar?

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#21

I Love My Local Library

I Love My Local Library

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Celestial Lynx
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Books are the strongholds of knowledge— knowledge is the best weapon one can have T^T

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#24

I Was Studying In The Library When My Phone Rang. Returned After A Few Minutes.

I Was Studying In The Library When My Phone Rang. Returned After A Few Minutes.

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Eva Tóthová
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

and then there are paranoid people like me who keep their laptop with them even for a cab ride(instead of putting big back-pack into the trunk)

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#26

My Library Trolled The Blue Cover People

My Library Trolled The Blue Cover People

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Delta Sierra
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Swear to god, I'm working in a bookstore and an old lady asked if we had a book, from when she was a little girl, it was blue and had a teddy bear on the cover. She'd like to give it to a grandchild for Christmas. It was Dec 24th.

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#27

Ran Across This In My Local Library

Ran Across This In My Local Library

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A Totally Normal Cellist
Community Member
5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I might have smashed the upvote button even faster this time!!! DooWeeOoo!!!

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#28

My Library PSA

My Library PSA

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#29

The Librarians Are Making This Joke

The Librarians Are Making This Joke

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#30

This Is On A School Library

This Is On A School Library

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