Monday, June 12, 2017
It's not all work work work around here at the library. Sometimes there's fun!
A man came to the front desk of the library. "I'm looking to see if you have a movie." He said.
"Sure. What is it?"
"Embrace of the Serpent" He said.
So I noodled about on my keyboard and like magic came up with the essential information that indeed we did have such a movie checked in. "Yes." I said. "We have a copy checked in."
"I looked and I didn't see it."
I got up from my chair. "Well, I'll go take a look." I said.
"That's it." He cried. "You're just going to look where I already looked?"
"But it's not there. Couldn't it be in the back?" He asked.
"No." I explained, not breaking stride. "It would be on a different status if it were back there, one for recent returns."
"But I thought you'd be able to do something different than what I already did." He complained.
"Well, I have all kinds of secret tricks, so we'll see. Did you look down below here?" I asked as we arrived, gesturing at the two underneath shelves people sometimes miss that are below the flip through bins.
"Yes." He replied. "I already looked through all of those twice."
The words were hardly out of his mouth when I pulled the DVD off the shelf. "Here you go." I said cheerily, handing it to him.
"Oh." He said.