Thursday, June 05, 2003

In the Morning:

"Books to clean up your heart without surgery."
I print out a document for a sight-impaired person.
Songwriters Market.
"I'm doing family genealogy ..." Oh, god.
Beowulf. "Not the poem. The novel."
Travel books on Poland, which leads to the patron telling me all about her son.
Living History, by Hillary Rodham Clinton. The patron became angry when I told her the book wasn't out yet.
Obituary Indices.
Another obituary request.
The weather for a week in June 2000.
Two computer crashes.
Local employment + true crime books + prison inmate websites.
Printing advice.
Printing advice.
More local history questions.

In the Afternoon:

Questions about our computer workshops.
Microfilm reader question.
Computer workshop question.
Witches Bane, by Susan Wittig Albert.
Microfilm question.
Internet advice.
Quite a slow afternoon.

Internet Signups: 12

Wednesday, June 04, 2003

In the Morning:

A computer crash to start my day.
Paper clip.
Summer reading club.
Festival schedule.
Printer advice.
Mad about Mia, about Millie Criswell.
Press conference? What press conference?
Printer problem.
"Book, pre-christ to 1700, like Nefertiti."
"Where are the people to fill out your tax forms?"
'91 Mazda 323 repair manual.
If You Want to Be Rich and Happy, Don't Go to School, by Robert T Kiyosaki.
The floppy disk is in the A: drive, sir.
Staple remover.
"Where are your photocopiers?"
Art of War, by Sun Tzu.
Newspaper microfilm.

In the Evening:

Resume books.
Missing wallet is found.
How to Get Into the Top Law Schools, by Glade B. Curtis and Judith Schuler.
Books listing campgrounds.
Baby names.
"Typewriter?" Sorry.
Immigration forms we don't have.
Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe (unabridged).
Children's books.
Printing advice.
All in a Lifetime, by Ruth K. Westheimer.
Children's nonfiction.
Sheet music: L'Amour-Toujours-L'Amour.
"Can these be checked out?" No.
Help with the finicky printer.
A description of our databases.

Computer Signups: 6

Tuesday, June 03, 2003

In the Morning:

Summer reading club signup.
Directions and a parking question.
Power Juices Super Drinks by Steve Meyerowitz.
Camera repair.
Weed trimmer repair.
I printed out another document for the sight-impaired guy.
Computer crash.
'96 Dodge Caravan repair manual.
Computer Crash.
A Catcher in the Rye, by J. D. Salinger (The patron insisted on spelling "rye").
Computer Crash.

In the Afternoon:

Magic Lantern Guide to Nikon F80/F80.
"Where are you located?"
"I need a book on medicines."
Spanish language instruction tapes.
Printing advice.
More printing advice.
Still more printing advice.
"Do you know anyone who is looking for custodial work?"
Resume books.
Someone stole the latest issue of Cosmopolitan.
"You have any jobs for high school students this summer?"
The song Cupid, by 112
City directories.
Nearby paper.
From the Earth to the Moon, by Jules Verne.
Don't Miss Out (A book on scholarships).
The Best Way to Save for College, by Joseph Hurley.

Internet Signups: 42

Monday, June 02, 2003

In the Morning:

Our spanish language computer workshop was cancelled, but we had trouble telling this to the one student because we didn't know spanish.
Bathroom Key.
1 patron = 2 computer crashes.
Books on tumbling.
A computer station login issue.
How do you delete? You push the delete button, sir.
"The printer won't ... uh ... print."
Pell grants and website advice.
Four internet station crashes.
Network problems.
Bathroom? Follow that guy.
Another crash.

In the Afternoon:

I retrieve an old newspaper for a lady, who decides it isn't the one she wants and makes me retrieve another one. Gripe gripe.
Why is it that everyone who still needs tax forms doesn't know how to use a computer?
A gentlemen lost his glasses, inspiring him to philosophize a bit.
Community college schedule.
Pell grant forms. Turns out that's what the FAFSA forms are.
Directions to the biographies.
A woman DESPERATE for financial aid.
Saturday's paper, then, sigh, the Saturday before that.
Dirty work, by Stuart Woods.
No Second Chance, by Harlan Coben.
Armageddon, by Tim HaHaye and Jerry Jenkins.
No running!
Algebra books.
I said no running!
Kiss in the Hotel Joesph Conrad and Other Stories, by Howard Norman.
Books on Hitler.
"Voice Analism."
Time to reset the online catalog.
A patron is unclear on "Ten cents a copy."

Internet Signups: 31