What is the creepiest thing you found in a library?

What is the creepiest thing you found in a library?

Creepy, gross. Not much difference to me.

Since I retired from teaching, I've been working as a shelver at a branch library. The nature of the job puts me in contact with hundreds of books each day, and I've found lots of curious things left behind in books or used as bookmarks, such as the following:

  • baby pictures
  • a copy of a marriage license
  • jewelry
  • business cards
  • playing cards
  • job applications
  • grocery lists
  • letters
  • movie ticket stubs

But the grossest thing I found was . . .

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a dirty Q-tip!

That's a bookmark?! Come on!

I immediately washed my hands, but I wanted to take a bath.


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