SNOWBIRD SILLIES: You'll just be FINE reading this LIBRARY column


There are 153,914,568 million books in the Emerald Coast libraries, but when I go to take one out, it is already checked out. Why is that?


You can't judge an apple lookin' at the tree,


You can't judge honey by lookin' at the bee,


You can't judge your daughter by lookin' at her mom,


And you can't judge a book by lookin' at its cover.


A Romanian stopped reading for the night to give her Bucharest.


A book clerk was conducting a market survey and asked one lady, "What book has helped you most in your life?" And the lady responded, "My husband's check book."


There is a rumor going around in my community that they are going to build a library. But, of course, it's all "hush, hush.'


I realize that they use the Dewey system in libraries, but when will they start using the Huey and Louie systems as well?


Shakespeare walked into the library and asked if he could reserve a copy of a Clive Cussler book, but the librarian said, " Sorry, no holds Bard."


You can take a book out of the library, but you must leave the librarian behind.


The building with the most stories is the library.


If your pet starts eating your book, you must take the words right out of its mouth.


I was an aggressive learner. I really hit the books.


A book about TEFLON contains no frictional characters.


A second glance is all that is needed for a book review.


I am reading a book about anti-gravity. Boy, is it ever hard to put down.


Also reading a book about mazes. I keep getting lost.


I'm reading a book about Mount Everest. It's quite a cliffhanger.


Have a great week.


Patrick McAlpine is a self-described "edutainer" and a Canadian Snowbird from Kanata, Ontario, Canada. Submit your jokes or smiles to fribbitty@hotmail.com.