Have you seen the utterly delightful — and rewatchable! — Netflix flick To All The Boy’s I’ve Loved Before yet? It came out this past summer, and the film was written and directed by women and based on the YA novel by Jenny Han. It stars Lana Condor as Lara Jean and Noah Centineo as
the Internet’s boyfriend Peter. The two leads have chemistry for days, and watching (and rewatching) this film leaves a huge smile on my face.
Here’s a trailer for the film, so you can have a huge smile on your face:
School library scene:
A very brief library scene occurs 13 minutes into the film. Lara Jean walks into the school library during her lunch period, and she breezes past the front circulation desk, where an (uncredited) reel librarian sits. The reel librarian looks up and smiles as Lara Jean walks past, serving as your basic Information Provider helping set the library scene and location.
This barest of cameos lands this reel librarian in the Class IV category, films in which the librarian(s) plays a cameo role and is seen only briefly with little or no dialogue.
I liked the colorful panels on the front desk that read, “There is no friend as loyal as a book.” ♥
Breaking rules in the school library:
Lara Jean then sits down at a long table and takes out her lunch, which consists of some carrots.
There are rules, girl.
Da da DUMMMMMMM.
Soft foods only! (I love the detail of the carrot on this sign, LOL!) Lara Jean then packs up right away and heads out to find another spot for lunch.
There is no dialogue in this scene, which lasts less then 30 seconds total, but the images and facial expressions are so dynamic that they tell a story all on their own.
I also quite appreciated that the librarian didn’t need to intervene at all — the rules about the soft food and no noise was enforced by the students themselves! 😀
More school library scenes:
In the mood for more library scenes set in school libraries? I’ve got ya covered:
- The kids shush themselves | School library scene in ‘Psych’ TV Show
- The school library in ‘Pretty in Pink’
- The school library in ‘Blackboard Jungle’
- The Last American Virgin librarian
- Reel school librarians
- To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Dir. Susan Johnson. Perf. Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, John Corbett. Netflix, 2018.