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Free for all : oddballs, geeks, and gangstas in the public library

Author: Don Borchert
Publisher: New York : Virgin Books : Distributed by Holtzbrinck Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a ringside seat for the unlikely spectacle of mayhem and absurdity that is business as usual at the public library. Cops bust drug dealers who've set up shop in the men's restroom, a burka-wearing employee suffers a curse-ridden nervous breakdown, and a lonely, neglected kid who grew up in the library still sends postcards to his surrogate parents -- the librarians. From the first page of this comic debut to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Borchert, Don.
Free for all.
New York : Virgin Books : Distributed by Holtzbrinck Publishers, c2007
(OCoLC)742444424
Named Person: Don Borchert; Don Borchert
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don Borchert
ISBN: 9781905264124 1905264127
OCLC Number: 153577989
Description: xv, 223 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 A Civil Servant Is Born 1 --
Chapter 2 A First Taste of the Library 9 --
Chapter 3 My First Year 15 --
Chapter 4 How It Used to Be 23 --
Chapter 5 The Reference Desk 29 --
Chapter 6 Illegal Activity 39 --
Chapter 7 The Civil Servant's Cycle of Life 47 --
Chapter 8 A Library Page 53 --
Chapter 9 The Parent Conference 63 --
Chapter 10 The Graduates 71 --
Chapter 11 Overdue Fines and Fees 77 --
Chapter 12 Wild Animals in the Library 85 --
Chapter 13 The Friends of the Library 95 --
Chapter 14 Volunteers 103 --
Chapter 15 The Renaissance Patron 111 --
Chapter 16 Card Registrations 117 --
Chapter 17 Cinco de Mayo 131 --
Chapter 18 MMM 141 --
Chapter 19 The Hair On the Back of Your Neck 149 --
Chapter 20 The Last Day of School 155 --
Chapter 21 The Summer Crew 159 --
Chapter 22 Love Stories 169 --
Chapter 23 Vacation Time 177 --
Chapter 24 Flying Saucers and Lemon Squares 185 --
Chapter 25 Senior Librarians 191 --
Chapter 26 Special Events 199.
Responsibility: Don Borchert.
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Borchert offers readers a ringside seat for the unlikely spectacle of mayhem and absurdity that is business as usual at the public library. From the first page of this comic debut to the last,  Read more...

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