MELIBS-L Archives

Maine Libraries Discussion List

MELIBS-L@LISTS.MAINE.EDU

Options: Use Forum View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Subject:
From:
Reply To:
Date:
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 17:48:42 -0400
Content-Type:
text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
text/plain (24 lines)
Amazing how therapeutic helping our community is to us.  I'm listening
to the science and trying to control my emotional response to all of
this, and it's hard.  I'm right with you.

Chip

On 2020-03-26 16:47, Wendy Ames wrote:

> Hello All
>
> Im not sure if they have a venting system set up for us during all this.
>
> I need to vent.  After the stress of closing last week, I've adjusted  OK.  Still don't care for all the out-of-control-ness of it all.
>
> I feel it's nice to have the majority of my routine in place, still at  both my libraries, working in lockdown mode.  I actually enjoy having  the time to work on "those projects" It's frustrating to me to not  have enough time to work on them otherwise. Although I do miss my  patrons.
>
> So what prompted me to write this today was I just had a phone call  from a patron, saying he had been to the library and noticed we were  closed.  He was asking if I could get a book for him. It's a book he  needed for his Health.  I was tempted to get the book to him. When I  told him I wasn't supposed to loan anything out, he understood. I  suggested he go on Amazon.  He had someone who could help him with  that.  We chatted a little bit, obviously we touched on the virus.  He  reported to me that Franklin County now has the first reported case of  the virus.
>
> So honestly, Im not sure if Im upset that I couldn't help him because  of this, or to know that it's now in my county.
>
> Thanks for listening.
>
> Wendy @ Weld PL

ATOM RSS1 RSS2