[LMB] Child of the library
dustyjackson at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 19:12:01 BST 2011
>>On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 09:37:06PM +0200, Dusty Jackson wrote:
>> I work in a library in a run-down but not-quite-slum suburb, with a lot
>> latch-key kids who really have nowhere else to go in the afternoons.
>Sadly, the creepy homeless dudes also have nowhere else to go.
>-xx- Damien X-)
Who said they were homeless? Creepy =/= homeless. We have homeless
dudes. We even have a local schizophrenic dude who roots around in rubbish
bins and talks to himself, on the days when he's not quietly reading Douglas
Adams - in the adult reading room. (I wonder about that
combination...) Homeless people are also members of the public.
The creepy dudes I'm talking about are well-dressed well-educated dudes who
insist that the only place for a lone man in his mid-fifties is the place
where the children aged under twelve spend time. *Not* homeless, and
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