Friday, April 6, 2018

25+ Gifts for the MLIS Graduate

May is just around the corner. Time to start getting Summer Reading pulled together, your order lists done and welcome new MLIS librarians to the profession! If you are lucky enough to know someone graduating, you might be wondering what to buy them to celebrate this milestone. Well, have no fear! We are here with 29 ideas that'll make any librarian's day.

Folding Book-Shaped Reading Night Light (#1)

1. Folding Book-Shaped Reading Night Light

2. Librarian Action Figure

3. A Session for a Professional Photo

4. Etwoa's Bookshelf Infinity Scarf Circle Scarf Loop Scarf

5. "She is Too Fond of Books" Quote Pendant

6. Novel Teas (contains 25 teabags individually tagged with literary quotes from the world over)
Knock Knock Personal Library Kit (#7)

7. Knock Knock Personal Library Kit

8. Library Due Date Necklace

9. I Cannot Live Without Books: Literary Tattoos for Book Lovers

10. Anything from

11. Book Sleeve Book Cover

12. Fun Elephant Paper Clips (or any fun office supplies)

Book Sleeve Book Cover (#11)
13. Sticky Page Markers

14. Book Lanyard

15. Vintage Library Checkout Card Business Card Case

16. Membership in a Professional Association

17. Color and Activity Book for Librarians

18. Card Catalog: 30 Notecards from the Library of Congress

19. Reading Log

Sticky Page Markers (#13)
20. Book Tote Bag

21. Banned Books Socks

22. I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks

23. Lego Minifigure Librarian

24. The Librarian's Book of Quotes

Lego Minifigure Librarian (#23)
25. Willow Tree Love of Learning

26. A Session with a Professional Resume Reviewer

27. Leather Portfolio

28. Anything from Out Of Print

29. Personalized Name Plate

This list was compiled by Jess and Kat, though we would be remissed if we didn't mention a few ideas came from the Library Think Tank Facebook Group.

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