Happy anniversary + reel librarian giveaway

Enter to win a Lego Librarian minifigure

My, how time flies! This week, we celebrate the second anniversary of Reel Librarians. 😀

Reel Librarians second anniversary graphic

And even though we turn two, there have been a lot of firsts and milestones this year, including:

And there’s another first in store, to help celebrate — the first Reel Librarians giveaway! Remember this past summer, when my husband and I scored our very own Lego Librarian? We also were able to score ANOTHER Lego Librarian, and I had the idea of saving it for a celebratory giveaway. Now that time has come! 😀

Lego Librarian with balloons
The Lego Librarian is also excited about the 2nd anniversary of the ‘Reel Librarians’ site!

This giveaway for your very own Lego Librarian will be open until Sept. 26, 2013, at midnight, which will mark a full week after this site’s second-year anniversary. This giveaway is also open to international readers, and I will personally cover shipping costs. The winner will be chosen at random, and I will contact the winner by email soon after the giveaway closes. (Please note that the comment box requires an email address, but this info is not open to the general public.)


Mandatory entry:  



Bonus entries:


  • Submit a separate comment letting me know what you enjoy most about this Reel Librarians site
  • Follow Reel Librarians via email, and leave a separate comment letting me know
  • Share this giveaway via Twitter and/or Facebook, and leave separate comments with applicable links

Now it’s time for rolling out some stats:


Quick stats:


  • Over 25,000 total views this past year (and almost 43,000 views all-time)
  • 2,248 views on my busiest day (August 22, 2013)
  • 277 comments total
  • 210 posts (not including this one) + 21 pages
  • 1,124 shares
  • 67 visits daily average
  • 236 followers
Second-year stats at a glance
Second-year stats at a glance

Top 10 most popular posts & pages:


  1. Home page / Archives — over 13,000 views!
  2. Naughty Librarians (ladies, take it away) — over 1,200 views!
  3. Guest post: Beautiful libraries
  4. Female Character Types
  5. Class I
  6. Best & Worst
  7. Master List
  8. About
  9. What’s in a name?
  10. Marian or Marion?

Is your favorite on the list? And for fun comparison, please check out blog update posts at 1 month, the end of 20116 months, and at this blog’s first-year anniversary.

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Author: Jennifer

Librarian, blogger, movie lover

17 thoughts on “Happy anniversary + reel librarian giveaway”

  1. My kids are 4 and 7, so I’m going to go for the unconventional equine scholar-librarian Twilight Sparkle in the two-part My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic tv movie. Thanks to Twilight’s enormous knowledge base gained through extensive reading (facilitated by living in a library in a tree), she alone knows the significance of Nightmare Moon’s return to Equestria. She makes friends with five other ponies, and together, they join forces to defeat the eternal night and bring back the day. It never would have happened if Twilight Sparkle didn’t read about it in a book in her library and then gathered friends to help her cause. Twilight Sparkle isn’t expressly designated as a librarian, but she does live in a library in a tree and her friends all visit her library in various episodes to consult her books to find answers to their problems.

  2. My favorite reel librarian movie is definitely Party Girl. (And I didn’t even have to consult your archives to come up with it!) What’s not to love…so funny, so of the (1995) moment. And a good moral tale of libraries shaping the wayward youth. 😉

  3. I have two favorites: Desk Set for old school style, and The Mummy for librarian in action. When I had cable, I could never pass up a rerun of The Mummy!

  4. I’m so bad about seeing movies that I hadn’t seen any until I got to Juno on the list! I think I need to watch a few more movies! I don’t remember the librarian in Juno, but I’ve got to go with it since it’s the first one I’ve seen on there! =)

  5. Ghostbusters. While the stereotyping is a shame, it’s such a memorable scene from a great movie.
    I have been admiring the Lego Librarian for awhile now and would love to add one to my library workspace.

  6. I am a total dork and I think he’s really more an archivist than a librarian, but I would have to say Flynn Carsen from The Librarian is my favourite. He’s about as non-librarian as you can get with regard to stereotyping, and I’m down with that!

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