If librarians were honest, they wouldn't smile, or act welcoming. They would say, You need to be careful. Here be monsters. They would say. These rooms house heathens and heretics, murderers and maniacs, the deluded, desperate, and dissolute. ...
If librarians were honest, they would say, No one spends time here without being changed. Maybe you should go home. While you still can.
-- Joe Mills