Q&A…with a little creepy on the side

It’s those patrons you wouldn’t expect to be weird who ask the really odd questions.

For instance, male patron, in a hushed voice and raised, waggling eyebrows, “Do you have any books on strippers?”
Me: *blink*
Him: “They can be about male or female ones.”
Me: (straightfaced, ) “Let me check… No, I’m sorry we don’t. May I suggest the Internet when you get home?”

later that same evening…
Him: “Do you have any books on magic? You know, like mind-reading?”
Me: “None on mind-reading I’m afraid, but lots on magic tricks if you just step this way…”

a few minutes later…
Him: “Where are your books on goats?”

~ “Rhonda”

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3 Responses to “Q&A…with a little creepy on the side”

  • Melissa:

    One of the three questions isn’t bad, but all three together is just weird. 😀

    Surprisingly, the library I work at has books on all three that I could have directed him to. :X

    I have to let go of judgement though. At times like this, my mind focuses on the task, but later when I think about it, stuff will startle me!

  • john conroy:

    A stripper book -Striptease by Carl Hiassen
    Edgar Cayce(?) for mind reading, esp etc.
    Goats. That’s a tough one. The New Goat Handbook?
    But I want to say something by Tom Robbins…hmmm.
    Weird ones really tickle the brain.
    Magical stripper goats.

  • erin:

    my life in a g-string: a round up of stripper memoirs

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