Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Not Guilty @ Your Library

Two guys come in to use the internet who have obviously never seen our fancy new sign-up system.
When they get their reservation printout, which includes their library card number, the time of their reservation, and the wait time, they are way impressed.

First guy: Look at this, man!

Second guy: That's an alibi, dawg!

Friday, June 16, 2006

Oh well

A guy is hanging around the reference desk, not saying anything.

Me: Can I help you?

Hovering Guy: Oh, I wish you could. But you can't.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Fish Know

"Not Advisable" guy now wants books on celestial navigation, surveying, and cartography.
I give him a book called Celestial for the Cruising Navigator, and he says:

"I don't want to get involved with ships. I know that as soon as I open this book I'll endanger my life in the sea.
Fish don't like to read about where they live. They know much more than Man."

Thursday, June 01, 2006

Stone Soup

So, today the children's librarian (who I'll call...Helen--this is a new one) did the book Stone Soup for storytime, with an actual pot and ingredients as props, and all the kids got to take home a vegetable when it was over.

One of them stopped by the circ desk afterwards, held up his carrot, and asked "Do I have to check this out?"