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Happy New Year! The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

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1. You head to the library to pick up a book that you’ve been waiting for.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

2. You walk by the Community Room on your way in and take a quick peek at one of the interesting programs going on.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

3. You see book displays and event posters and suddenly comprehend the endless possibilities the library has to offer.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

4. You decide that you want to find a book about that obscure obsession you have.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

5. You look up some books on the computer and fondly remember the card catalog.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

6. You wonder if maybe you should ask a librarian for help.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

7. You ask the librarian for help.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

8. The librarian makes it their personal mission to find books on the topic you want.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

9. INTO THE STACKS!

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

10. The librarian finds exactly the book for you.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

11. You thank the librarian.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

12. You momentarily think about trying to stump the librarian with another obscure topic.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

13. You get distracted walking by the Young Adult literature.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

14. Then you run into someone you know…

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

“Isn’t this place great??”

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

15. You start recommending books to them.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

16. Time to visit the Children’s Room!

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

17. “Who’s ready for Preschool Story Time?”

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

Or maybe FETCH is more your thing.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

18. “You can each pick out one book to take home.”

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library
The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

19. Heading to the Circulation Desk, you see a DVD that you’ve been waiting for on the express shelf. Today is your lucky day!

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

20. You go to pick up your books on hold and there are more waiting for you than you were expecting.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

21. You have a small late fee, but it’s okay because today has been the best day ever.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

22. You head back into the real world.

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

But at least you know what you’ll be doing the rest of the day…

The 22 Stages Of Visiting Your Public Library

Posted on: January 3, 2016, 12:51 pm Category: Uncategorized