Friday, December 10, 2010

Friday Fun: Gift-giving ideas

It's that time of year again--the lights have been ceremoniously turned on all over Fort Leavenworth, the US Disciplinary Barracks store is decorated for the occasion, and even though you're feeling the holiday spirit thanks to your contributions to Toys for Toys, heck, you've even thought about adopting a pet featured on the FTLV Veterinary Clinic's tree in the CARL lobby. You're full-up on good cheer!

So why can't you figure out what to get for that special someone?

Good news, the CARL is here to help! May we suggest a helpful reminder to your special someone to return their library books on-time? Yes, this Christmas, you can give your loved one the gift that keeps on giving! 

Yes, that's right, Deluxe Librarian Action Figure is available from the nice people at Archie McPhee!

Ok, maybe your loved one is really good at returning library materials. In fact, they LOVE the library! Check out the Jane Austen Action Figure, complete with writing desk (zombies sold separately). Or go all-out with the ever-impressive William Shakespeare Action Figure!

They have an action figure for every interest and need-- get analyzed with Sigmund Freud, promote high seas piracy AND feminism with Anne Bonny (complete with axe and pistol!). Reinforce the importance of all those expensive piano lessons with Wagner and Bach!

Promote patriotism with Ben Franklin! Take over the world with Alexander the Great! Show a friend in library school a sad vision of their future with Crazy Cat Lady, or get a liberal arts major a Waitress Action Figure, in anticipation of their future career path!

Check out the whole list of action figures HERE, and remember--only 14 more days till Christmas!

Jane Austen sees you there. She knows you're thinking of getting your friend yet another tie or sweater. 
And she's judging you harshly for it.

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