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25th Sep '17 1:30:58 PM Robbyn
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%%* Mrs. Hatchett, from the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' episode "Overdue".
* The librarian replaced by Miss Osborne in ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'' episode "Quiet Riot", who fits every stereotype of the scary librarian.

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%%* Mrs. Hatchett, * ''WesternAnimation/ArchiesWeirdMysteries'' subverts this. There is a ghost of a librarian, and Jughead has terrifying memories of her when he was little, making his time in the library miserable. First she snatches a book from him saying in a nasty tone "This isn't for children!" He reads a joke book which she starts nastily lecturing him, and she yells at him for playing on the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' episode "Overdue".
large globe." The librarian ghost when revealed justifiably explains her reasons. She took the book from him because it was heavily damaged and didn't want it to fall apart, she lectured him about the joke book because he was laughing very loudly disrupting the other readers, and she stopped him from playing on the globe because it was dangerous. And she wasn't even acting nasty, Jughead's fear of her exaggerated the events in his mind, making her seem worse than she actually was.
* The librarian replaced by in ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', Miss Osborne in ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'' episode "Quiet Riot", who fits every Turner, is a repeat victim of this stereotype of to judge by the scary librarian.{{Imagine Spot}}s she appears in. "Next time, don't make me use the crank!"
* Wan Shi Tong, the [[OminousOwl owl-like knowledge spirit]] from the ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' episode "The Library." He's a nice enough guy if you're a true knowledge seeker, but ''any'' hint that you intend to use the knowledge found in his tomes to gain an advantage over others-- even if those others are certifiably ''evil''-- is his BerserkButton, and he won't hesitate to trap you in the library ''forever'' for your troubles.



* Libro Shushman from ''WesternAnimation/TeamoSupremo'', who becomes a fully-fledged supervillain.
* ''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel'' 's school librarian is a scary old woman whose hobbies include burning books and picketing in front of a cinema.
* The librarian in ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', Miss Turner, is a repeat victim of this stereotype to judge by the {{Imagine Spot}}s she appears in. "Next time, don't make me use the crank!"
* Wan Shi Tong, the [[OminousOwl owl-like knowledge spirit]] from the ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' episode "The Library." He's a nice enough guy if you're a true knowledge seeker, but ''any'' hint that you intend to use the knowledge found in his tomes to gain an advantage over others-- even if those others are certifiably ''evil''-- is his BerserkButton, and he won't hesitate to trap you in the library ''forever'' for your troubles.
* ''WesternAnimation/KickButtowskiSuburbanDaredevil'': Kick Buttowski once has to deal with a crazy librarian who insisted that every thing that went inside her library (book or not) is hers. He has to break into the library to get a book of his that was accidentally returned.
* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' dabbles in this with Dexter becoming a very scary librarian while assisting the actual librarian. This involved installing creepy robots, changing requested books for something more cerebral like paleobiology.



* ''WesternAnimation/ArchiesWeirdMysteries'' subverts this. There is a ghost of a librarian, and Jughead has terrifying memories of her when he was little, making his time in the library miserable. First she snatches a book from him saying in a nasty tone "This isn't for children!" He reads a joke book which she starts nastily lecturing him, and she yells at him for playing on the large globe." The librarian ghost when revealed justifiably explains her reasons. She took the book from him because it was heavily damaged and didn't want it to fall apart, she lectured him about the joke book because he was laughing very loudly disrupting the other readers, and she stopped him from playing on the globe because it was dangerous. And she wasn't even acting nasty, Jughead's fear of her exaggerated the events in his mind, making her seem worse than she actually was.
* ''WesternAnimation/MartinMystery'' Martin has one at his university, who growled at him for messing with the books in one episode.


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* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'' dabbles in this with Dexter becoming a very scary librarian while assisting the actual librarian. This involved installing creepy robots, changing requested books for something more cerebral like paleobiology.
%%* Miss Emily Quackfaster in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales2017''.
* ''WesternAnimation/KickButtowskiSuburbanDaredevil'': Kick Buttowski once has to deal with a crazy librarian who insisted that every thing that went inside her library (book or not) is hers. He has to break into the library to get a book of his that was accidentally returned.
* Mrs. Hatchett, from the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' episode "Overdue". Even after the book was return, she just laughs manically.
* ''WesternAnimation/MartinMystery'' Martin has one at his university, who growled at him for messing with the books in one episode.
* ''WesternAnimation/MoralOrel'' 's school librarian is a scary old woman whose hobbies include burning books and picketing in front of a cinema.
* The librarian replaced by Miss Osborne in ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'' episode "Quiet Riot", who fits every stereotype of the scary librarian.
* Libro Shushman from ''WesternAnimation/TeamoSupremo'', who becomes a fully-fledged supervillain.
12th Sep '17 10:50:04 AM BeerBaron
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** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'', Urag gro-Shub of the [[WizardingSchool College of Winterhold's]] [[MagicalLibrary Arcaneum]], is an [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orc]] mage who takes his job ''extremely'' seriously. Several of the other mages express their fear of him and warn the player to tread lightly.

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** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'', Skyrim]]'':
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Urag gro-Shub of the [[WizardingSchool College of Winterhold's]] [[MagicalLibrary Arcaneum]], is an [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orc]] mage who takes his job ''extremely'' seriously. Several of the other mages express their fear of him and warn the player to tread lightly.


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*** In the ''Dragonborn'' DLC, you actually get to visit Apocrypha. In addition to Hermaeus Mora himself, the realm is populated by Seekers, a {{Cthulhumanoid}} form of [[OurDemonsAreDifferent lesser Daedra]] in service to Mora. Seekers typically act as the guardians and caretakers of Apocrypha, especially over the tomes of forbidden knowledge within.
4th Sep '17 7:11:34 PM Kissinger113
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* ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' has a psychotic librarian who harassed Al Bundy when he was a young child, for literally anything she could think of. She was also known for putting massive amounts of sugar in her coffee. The episode revolves around Al finding ''Literature/TheLittleEngineThatCould'' being overdue for 30 years and having to go back, but no problem... after all it's been thirty years she couldn't possibly still... *Cue scene of Al entering and seeing a sugar bowl on the front desk*

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* ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' has a psychotic librarian who harassed Al Bundy when he was a young child, for literally anything any reason she could think of. She was also known for putting massive amounts of sugar in her coffee. The episode revolves around Al finding ''Literature/TheLittleEngineThatCould'' being overdue for 30 years and having to go back, but no problem... after all it's been thirty years she couldn't possibly still... *Cue scene of Al entering and seeing a sugar bowl on the front desk*
4th Sep '17 7:09:50 PM Kissinger113
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* ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' has a psychotic librarian who harassed Al Bundy when he was a young child, for literally anything she could think of. She was also known for putting massive amounts of sugar in her coffee. The episode revolves around Al finding ''Literature/TheLittleEngineThatCould'' being overdue for 30 years and having to go back, but no problem... after all it's been thirty years she couldn't possibly still... *Cue scene of Al entering and seeing sugar packets scattered all over the front desk*

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* ''Series/MarriedWithChildren'' has a psychotic librarian who harassed Al Bundy when he was a young child, for literally anything she could think of. She was also known for putting massive amounts of sugar in her coffee. The episode revolves around Al finding ''Literature/TheLittleEngineThatCould'' being overdue for 30 years and having to go back, but no problem... after all it's been thirty years she couldn't possibly still... *Cue scene of Al entering and seeing a sugar packets scattered all over bowl on the front desk*
18th Aug '17 7:34:24 AM BeerBaron
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** Hermaeus Mora rules over Apocrypha, an entire dimension that is basically one terrifying gigantic library. People have to sell their souls to check out books. Trying to prevent Mora from adding a new book to his collection earns you a bad case of tentacles through the face.
** Urag gro-Shub of the [[WizardingSchool College of Winterhold's]] [[MagicalLibrary Arcaneum]] in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', an [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orc]] mage who takes his job ''extremely'' seriously. Several of the other mages express their fear of him and warn the player to tread lightly.
--->'''Urag gro-Shub:''' Disrupt my Arcanaeum, and I will have you torn apart by angry atronachs.

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** Hermaeus Mora rules over Apocrypha, the realm of Hermaeus Mora, the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Daedric Prince]] of [[KeeperOfForbiddenKnowledge Knowledge]], takes the form of an entire dimension that is basically one terrifying gigantic library. People have [[EldritchLocation Eldritch]], infinite GreatBigLibraryOfEverything, said to sell their souls to check out books. Trying to prevent contain all knowledge in the form of tomes. Unlike the other Daedric Princes, who typically [[AFormYouAreComfortableWith take humanoid forms when dealing with mortals]], Mora from adding prefers a new book truly EldritchAbomination form of a mass of eyes, tentacles, and claws. While not an inherently malevolent entity, Mora has been known to his collection earns you a bad case of tentacles through commit ''unspeakable'' acts in the face.
pursuit of knowledge.
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'', Urag gro-Shub of the [[WizardingSchool College of Winterhold's]] [[MagicalLibrary Arcaneum]] in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', Arcaneum]], is an [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Orc]] mage who takes his job ''extremely'' seriously. Several of the other mages express their fear of him and warn the player to tread lightly.
--->'''Urag gro-Shub:''' Disrupt ''Disrupt my Arcanaeum, and I will have you torn apart by angry atronachs.[[ElementalEmbodiment atronachs]]."''
20th Jul '17 5:50:20 PM Sharlee
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* Mistress Krine, head librarian for the Royal Library in the ''Literature/GarrettPI'' series, is equally dedicated to keeping Garrett from tapping the Library's books for information ''or'' junior librarian Linda Lee for a date.
22nd Jun '17 5:46:17 PM TheNerevarine
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* In ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'', Cegorach, MonsterClown extraordinaire, is the librarian of the Black Library, to almost fatal results for Azhek Ahriman and his forces trying to invade the place.

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* In ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'', Cegorach, MonsterClown extraordinaire, is the librarian of the Black Library, to almost fatal results for Azhek Ahriman and his forces trying to invade the place. He does allow entrance to those he deems worth like the Custodes, but not before terrifying them to the point of trauma for no other reason but [[{{Troll}} his own amusement]].
21st May '17 12:51:17 PM nombretomado
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* [[http://wanderers-library.wikidot.com/the-librarians The librarians and other staff]] of ''TheWanderersLibrary'' are humans who ran afoul of the Library's rules and so were transformed into monstrous forms and forced to work in the Library until the end of their sentence.

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* [[http://wanderers-library.wikidot.com/the-librarians The librarians and other staff]] of ''TheWanderersLibrary'' ''Wiki/TheWanderersLibrary'' are humans who ran afoul of the Library's rules and so were transformed into monstrous forms and forced to work in the Library until the end of their sentence.
5th Apr '17 2:30:30 AM TwinBird
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* In an ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' pinup, Amanda, in a {{Stripperiffic}} HotLibrarian outfit, shushes the POV character with a ShrinkRay, an [[EmptyPilesOfClothing Empty Pile of Clothing]] in the foreground.
25th Mar '17 2:57:18 PM foxley
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* [[spoiler:Jorge of Burgos]] in Literature/TheNameOfTheRose, although not the official librarian, defends the Library with rather ''odd'' methods...
* [[Literature/AlcatrazSeries Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians]] - The second book takes it UpToEleven with scary undead soul stealing librarians.

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* [[spoiler:Jorge of Burgos]] in Literature/TheNameOfTheRose, ''Literature/TheNameOfTheRose'', although not the official librarian, defends the Library with rather ''odd'' methods...
* [[Literature/AlcatrazSeries ''[[Literature/AlcatrazSeries Alcatraz versus the Evil Librarians]] Librarians]]'' - The second book takes it UpToEleven with scary undead soul stealing librarians.



%%* The librarian replaced by Miss Osborne in ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'' episode "Quiet Riot".

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%%* * The librarian replaced by Miss Osborne in ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'' episode "Quiet Riot".Riot", who fits every stereotype of the scary librarian.
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