The first post concerned our blogger, Nate, being instructed to write a blog, for the library, by the imperious leader of The Last Harbor Library, Amelia Browning. The post can be found here.
The second post is too complicated to explain and is recapped a bit in today's post anyway. It is here.
Explanation for this blog within a blog can be found here.
Last Harbor's blog as a separate, but only barely fleshed out at this time, entity, can be found here.
I said all I could manage to say about Kent in my last post, so I'll move right along to the first co-worker I encountered, Beth Selly, a Library Page who I asked to cover the front desk:
She was on her phone giving detailed instructions about everything to her elderly father. Her elderly father seemed to be endeavoring mightily not to understand a single one of them.
In the staff offices we found our Computer person, Lila Twofeather animatedly recounting an episode of the TV show Louie to Programs Manager (not TV programs!), Jay Sobanski:
I think you may be starting to get the idea, so I will run through the rest of the list a bit more quickly.
Vicki David, Librarian, listening to jazz, complicated jazz I am not sure I understand as music.
Clare Tompkins, Student Worker, eating a bag of pretzels very slowly and with great concentration.
Mike Dahlberg, Janitor, messing about with his phone.
That was most of our staff. Of course, there was one person working who I have not accounted for here, so Kent and I headed upstairs to check on her. Amelia Browning, Head Librarian, was at the librarian's desk, engaged mysteriously with massive ye olde library sorts of volumes, a pencil, several ledgers. She looked up at us.
"Kent here, and I, have toured the entire library" I said. "Other than myself, not a single staff member is doing a lick of work, though they all seem fairly contented."
"And what exactly is the work you are doing?" Asked Ms. Browning.
"Blogging." I replied. Kent snickered.
"Well, write it up." Ms. Browning said as she waved me away with a backhand gesture of her hand.
And so I have.