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50+ Jokes About Libraries

Hey there book lover!

Are you looking for some laughs to share with your fellow library-dwelling friends?

Well, you’re in luck!

We’ve compiled 50+ hilarious jokes about libraries that are sure to have you giggling in the stacks.

From puns about overdue books to clever quips about librarian stereotypes, these jokes are bound to make you chuckle.

So grab a comfy chair, settle in with your favorite novel, and get ready to laugh your Dewey Decimal System off!

Jokes About Libraries

Why did the librarian slip and fall? She was in the non-friction section.

What did the librarian say when the books were cold? It’s time to get a new novel.

Why did the librarian cross the road? To get to the other side of the Dewey Decimal System.

What did the librarian say when the books were too loud? Shhhhh…!

Why did the librarian bring a ladder to work? To climb up the bestseller list.

Why did the librarian refuse to give up their library card? Because they had too much overdue love.

Why do library books make good pets? They’re quiet, don’t require feeding, and never need walking.

How many librarians does it take to change a light bulb? None, they’ll just tell you to read in the dark.

Why did the book go to the doctor? It had a spine problem.

What do you call a book that’s been thrown in the bin? Recycletext.

Why did the librarian wear glasses? To read between the lines.

Why don’t librarians have many friends? They’re always shelving their emotions.

Why did the librarian refuse to eat the fine print? It was too hard to digest.

Why did the book go on a diet? Because it wanted to be a paperback writer.

Why did the librarian break the law? He was overdue.

Why did the librarian have a graveyard in his library? Because the books were so old they had more pages than death certificates.

Why don’t librarians fight? They always turn the other cheek.

Why did the bookshelf run away with the desk? They wanted to get a few chapters in.

Why do librarians always wear glasses? Because the books are always out of focus.

Why did the librarian refuse to lend the magical book? It was under a spell.

Why did the librarian slip and fall on a book? Because she was checking it out.

What do you call a cat that works in a library? A card catalog, of course.

Why did the librarian refuse to lend out the dictionary? Because she knew it would be a hard word to get back.

How does a librarian greet people? With a hardcover!

Why did the librarian end up in jail? For overdue fines!

What do you call a librarian’s superhero alter ego? The Bookkeeper.

Why did the librarian like to sleep between the shelves? Because she wanted to be a literary lumbar support.

What did the librarian say to the fly in the book? “I’m sorry, but you’ll have to check yourself out.”

What is a librarian’s favorite game? Checkmate.

How do you know if a librarian is an evil genius? They put the Dewey Decimal system in alphabetical order!

What did the librarian say to the noisy book? “Shhhhhhhhush!”

How do you organize a space-themed library? You start with the milky way and work outwards.

Why was the library book sad? Because it had too many tear-jerker chapters.

Why did the librarian jump up and down? She found the book she was searching for.

Did you hear about the librarian who lost a book? She overlooked it.

Why was the librarian always calm? Because she knew how to book zen.

What is a librarian’s favorite kind of drama? Wordplay.

Why did the librarian get lost in the fiction section? Because it was a novel experience.

What book did the librarian recommend to everyone? The one that started at Chapter One.

Why do librarians make great detectives? They’re great at finding clues in the stacks.

Why did the librarian quit his job? He lost his book of contacts!

How does the librarian cope with stress? By reading Antistress books!

The bold criminal who tried to rob the library was hit by a book. He kept trying to dodge chapters but found himself lost in the plot!

What do you call a group of librarians with poor eyesight? The Dewey Decimal Blind Society!

What do librarians use to get a bad smell out of books? Page refreshers!

Why are librarians good at solving mysteries? They always have a clue card!

Why did the roomful of readers suddenly become quiet? The librarian started shushing!

What do you call a librarian who sings out of tune? A Lybrarian!

How does a librarian pronounce the word pub? Quiet reading place!

Why do librarians love puns? Because humor is deweylicious!

How do librarians know if a book is running late? They check the Due Date!

What’s a pirate’s least favorite place in the library? The shelf-contained books!

Why don’t librarians trust people who don’t return their books on time? They’re book crooks!

How do librarians stay updated on fashion trends? By regularly checking out the On Display section!

What’s a librarian’s favorite type of music? Shelf-tunes!

Why was the librarian known as a great swimmer? She could navigate the sea of books!

What do you call a book that talks back? A Sassie Novel!

How did the noisy book get punished? The librarian put it on a shelf-taught lesson!

Why did the librarian get fired? She couldn’t handle the book of accounts!

How does a librarian tell you that you’ve borrowed too many books? You have an out-of-control-book-habit disorder!

Up to You!

So there you have it, dear reader!

Sixty hilarious jokes about libraries that are sure to make you laugh (or at least groan a little).

Whether you’re a bibliophile or just someone who appreciates a good pun, these jokes are bound to bring a smile to your face.

And let’s face it, in the world of libraries, a little humor goes a long way.

So the next time you’re in need of a laugh, just remember: you can always turn to your local library for a good book and a good joke.

Happy reading (and chuckling)!

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