NaBloPoMo 2012

Shhh!

Tonight I took a field trip to this very, quiet place where you can get free books. 
 
FREE.  BOOKS.  Ish-n’t that weird?
Shhh! Silence in the library.

The library’s gone through a lot of changes since I last used it 15 years ago.

No card catalog.  Good.

Tons of computers.  Awesome.

Skeletons in astronaut suits.  Dr. River Song.  The Doctor.  Sadness.  Urmmm….wrong library.

Free E-books.  Sweet.

Completely creepy self-check out system. *sigh*

I loathe self-check out, but as it looked like the only way to do it I reluctantly capitulated and utilized the machine.  At least.  It.  Was.  Easy.

I scanned my brand spanking new library card and waived my book on tape in the general direction of the machine, and voilá, done.  At least, in my mind, that’s how it happened. 

What really occurred?  I fumbled around with two different machines trying to get it to work before The Guru figured it out.  This is why I despise self-check out.  It’s supposed to make life easier, but never does.  Regardless, I DID IT.  I am now hip to the new-fangled library.  Here’s to checking out more free stuff soon.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s