Thursday, May 11, 2006

I have a patron on the phone, trying to find an obscure book. I'm telling him about ISBN numbers or somesuch when suddenly he shouts:

"OH MY GOD!!!"


He hasn't called back.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

In the Morning:

Librarian Y says "It's Wednesday, almost the weekend."
Today's paper.
The copier isn't taking coins.
He wants to know when his father died.
Computer guest pass.
He wants to donate bone marrow.
The life of Montezuma.
I help cut and paste a resume.
Essay examples.
Printer won't print.
Books by Sister Souljah.
History of a local flag.
No cell phones, ma'am.
HR Block messed up her forms. Who to call?
The Da Vinci code, by Dan Brown.
Natural history.
Printer advice.
An "innocent and injured spouse form."
Books on the paranormal.
"The computer won't let me log in." Unfortunately, he's talking about his Yahoo mail account.
Steve Carlton, and the day he struck out 19 batters.
(Pointing at a manga volume) "Where do you keep books like that?"
They'll sell you a floppy disk over there, sir.
Fruits basket v. 13, and Read or die v. 2.
I copy and fax a newspaper article.
American accent training..