The Respect Cast of Characters

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The Respect Cast of Characters

The Cast of Characters

Meet some of the cast of characters from the Library's Respect campaign!


Entitled Edward

An image of the Entitled Edward character from the Respect campaign."Entitled Edward" is one of the four original characters created for the Library's Respect campaign. He embodies a certain set of undesirable behaviours including:

  • arguing with staff
  • not following the library rules
  • unplugging library equipment

Greedy Gus

An image of the "Greedy Gus" character in the Library's Respect campaign.Another one of the original four characters created for the Library's Respect campaign, "Greedy Gus" isn't outwardly rude, but often doesn't think about others when making use of resources within the library, such as:

  • not returning materials on time
  • WiFi bandwidth hogging
  • "parking" at library seats by leaving belongings behind when running to class or lunch

Messy Jessie

An image of "Messy Jessie", a character in the Library's Respect campaign"Messy Jessie" is a character we've likely all encountered and not appreciated sitting next to! The third of four original characters for the Library's Respect campaign represents all those messy people who make the library environment uncomfortable for others with behaviours such as:

  • leaving their garbage behind
  • spilling food and drink
  • being generally unhygenic

Noisy Nelly

The character called "Noisy Nelly" from the Library's Respect campaign"Noisy Nelly" is the fourth and final of the original four characters created for the Library's Respect campaign. While not all areas of the library are designated as "quiet" or "silent", she represents those individuals who don't seem to want to respect those areas which are designated as such by doing such things as the following:

  • talking in silent study spaces
  • loud cellphone use anywhere in the library
  • blasting music (even on headphones or ear buds)