The Quotable Librarian

Out of the mouths of reel librarians… Laugh, cry, sigh, enjoy!

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

This is a library. Not a fun fair!

~ Isla Cameron as Miss McKenzie (school librarian)


Love Story (1970)

You have your own library, preppy.

~ Ali MacGraw as Jenny Cavalleri (student library assistant)


Pump Up the Volume (1990)

Now you’re in trouble. You owe 25 cents.

~ Samantha Mathis as Nora Diniro (student library assistant)


The Mummy (1998)

Look, I may not be an explorer, or an adventurer, or a treasure seeker, or a gun fighter… But I am proud of what I am. I… am a librarian!
[then falls over drunk]

~ Rachel Weisz as Evelyn Carnahan (Egyptologist librarian)


The Philadelphia Story (1940)

What is thee wish?

~ Hilda Plowright as Quaker Librarian (public librarian)


Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)

If an item does not appear in our records, it does not exist!

~ Alethea McGrath as Jocasta Nu (archives librarian)


Party Girl (1995)

He’s not a dick, he’s a patron.

~ Sasha von Scherler as Judy Lindendorf (public librarian)

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