Is there anything more beautiful than a giant stack of antiquarian books with vellum bindings? I think not. vellum |ˈveləm| noun 1. fine parchment made originally from the skin of a calf. 2. smooth writing paper imitating vellum. ORIGIN late Middle English : from Old French velin, from veel (see veal).
Even though libraries are citadels of silence, guarding humanity's best thoughts, it doesn't mean that humor is forbidden there. To prove that a giggle can easily accompany a pleasant read, Bored Panda has collected a list of some of the funniest examples of librarian humor.