A Biting Mood

For the record, I did not actually bite anybody. It just – it had been a long week.  I was so tired, and so crabby, and was trying really hard to provide good customer service without ripping someone’s head off.  But I had run straight into a mental wall and was trying to scrape myself… Continue reading A Biting Mood

Reading is Fun

Working with the public is very rewarding.

We’ve been closed for over a month now.  The e-mail letting our patrons know the library system was closing to the public was sent out in January.  There are signs all over the door and parking lot telling people what to do to get their books. And yet, this. At this point, I don’t know… Continue reading Reading is Fun

After Work

Reflex. Sorry.

…maybe “rough” was the wrong word here.  “Weird,” definitely. Our entire system was taken down at work for a few days in preparation for a new one to take its place.  This meant, however, that we couldn’t do anything.  At all.  Just check out books offline and tell people over and over again that no,… Continue reading After Work