noun. ['laɪˈbrɛˌriːən'] a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services.
- professional person
- -an (English)
- -anus (Latin)
- library (English)
- librarie (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Librarian
Sentences with librarian
The librarian at your local public library may also be able to help you.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Ask a librarian to help you if you are unfamiliar with how a library is organized.
Quotes about librarian
1. If she can't spell, why is she a librarian? Librarians should know how to spell.
- Beverly Cleary, Ramona's World
2. She'd always been a little excitable, a little more passionate about books than your average person, but she was supposed to be -- she was a librarian, after all.
- Sarah Beth Durst
3. The old man was peering intently at the shelves. 'I'll have to admit that he's a very competent scholar.'Isn't he just a librarian?' Garion asked, 'somebody who looks after books?'That's where all the rest of scholarship starts, Garion. All the books in the world won't help you if they're just piled up in a heap.
- David Eddings, King of the Murgos