Friday, November 09, 2007

Actual Telephone Conversations Heard in Actual Libraries #101

*RING*

ME— Tri-Metro County Library.

PATRON— Do you have Barbara Delinsky's new book in… Faucets?

ME— (Looks up Facets) No, I'm sorry, it's not in.

3 comments:

Ordinary Janet said...

damn, I was hoping Delinsky was writing a book about plumbing.

Anonymous said...

And that's not even actually a new book. I think it's a reprint of one of her oldest books. Irrelevant, perhaps, but you know...

Anonymous said...

She couldn't get it through interlibrary loan???


An employee of a small town "liberry" chronicles his quest to remain sane while dealing with patrons who could star in a short-lived David Lynch television series.