WPL Stories

The night before the night before

It was the last evening WPL was open before Christmas 2016 and the big old main library was full of folks in the living room and on the computers. It had been an uneventful night, with the usual early evening rush of reference questions and then the steady flow of customers selecting their holiday reading or working on a last minute assignment…
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An act of Kindness

A father and young daughter approached the desk asking about the daughter’s account. They had been receiving calls from the library and weren’t sure what they were about. I had to inform the father that there were overdue charges and that the card was blocked…
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