1-18-08 rollcall

worked 8 hours yesterday, nearly all of which were on the desk. did i mind? no i did not. i love the desk. the desk is my oyster.

reference question rollcall!

-biography of hearst

-“The Infidel”

-The Closer Season 3? (not out yet, actually)

-Lori Wick series: what is the difference? do we have them all? can i put holds on them all? (yes you can.)

-lost 2 year old wearing red jacket. enjoys hiding to scare his mother. this one took 20 minutes, by the end of which there was a frantic mother near tears. several phone calls were made to all floors. 2 year old located by mr. e. upstairs hiding in computer lab.

-mr. elderly frenchman came in; i am very fond of him. he’d been to the basic email class last week and had been helped to sign up for email, however, now he could not remember his username or password. sadly i could not help very much.

-video game thieves struck again

-books about rats, raccoons, and owls.

-where are the tintin books?

-where is the jungle book?

-architect came in wanting to take photos of the library because he is designing one.

-books about the 1918 flu pandemic and its effect on people’s lives. this was fun and spurred the conversation topic “what is your favorite plague?” with my coworker. his: bubonic. mine: red death, as in “masque of the” until we discovered that edgar allen poe actually made it up, at which point i changed my answer to yellow fever.

-phone number for B. F. chen’s. did not take long to figure out which chain restaurant she really meant.

-karen kingsbury books.

-do you have the textbook for my college physiology class? i need it, um, now. (sorry, no).

-books about computers

-books about modern architecture

-oh, i didn’t mean modern architecture, i meant fireplace design

-my computer won’t scroll

-how late are you open?

-is the new pirates of the carribean movie in? (no.)

-i need to call my mom

-i need to call my mom too

-i need to call my mom again

and a few more that i forgot to write down. how could you not love this job?


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