Friday, April 01, 2005

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon ; 1:00 - 2:00 and 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

What I'm doing between questions: reviews, shifting the 200s (right behind the desk), keeping track of news from Vatican City

[As she leaves, Librarian F says it's Yawnsville today. Thanks for cursing me--now I'll be busy! ;-)]
* Return headphones
* Look up mom's password [no can do]; look up her card number [aha--THAT I can do, with ID]
* Have I seen a little boy with a tutor in the study rooms? [uhm, no, but I wonder why is this cop is asking...?]
[Family members arrive to hassle me]
* Red Book and Kelley Blue Book value on a 2003 Dodge Intrepid
* Current info about assorted companies; and, how to get online
* SAM registration...[same guy]...his card's expired...sigh
* Change temporary SAM number to permanent card number, and change from 30 minutes to full hour
* Business guy returns to finish the SAM signup


* Librarian K stops to tell me she'll be a little late
* Word proc
* Microfilm of news reports on Grover Cleveland's nomination [nope, try your college library]
[phone] 9 reserves from one of our regulars
* March National Geographic [checked out]
* Can I access the Internet from a word proc PC?
* Pay for print jobs
* Tax forms [mucho help needed: she eventually asks for the "medical form" then the "AARP form"]
[Homeless Crossdresser is back, with a new orange parka, and several fancy ponytail holders in his hair]
[And Sleek paces past carrying our completely whacked Jobs CPU]
* SAM registration
* Pay for print jobs (same girl)
* Pictures of deer skeleton
* More time on SAM to finish ordering computer [with one minute left...aaaarghhhh!]
* Envelope to send taxes to IRS [I give her the address and assure her she doesn't need a special envelope]


* Patron shows me a lovely picture from her email of her 90-year-old mother
* Librarian F doing the list of requests from other libraries because we're still understaffed today...sigh
* Extra time on SAM
* Pay for print jobs
* Headphones
* Publisher? [yep]
[Librarian F is now telling me precisely where she will be searching for the next 10 minutes...]
* How to fold the American flag; he can't find it to print on the Internet, so I print them

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