Thursday at the BPL   11 comments

Today is not one of my normal tax days, but I was called to help out at the Bangor Public Library today, so I got my act together, (thankfully) packed up the knitting, and headed to the big city, where we actually have to PAY TO PARK!

The server went down as I was finishing up my first client, they will give us an update at 1.  Hopefully, it will be to say they are back online.

So, I sit with my knitting and gaze at the periodical covers, wondering why they don’t have any knitting magazines.  I read the craft and bead ones, there is a crochet one I will look at this afternoon if the system doesn’t come up.  This is a lovely reading room, I never got to enjoy it before.

They asked me to come up the next three Wednesdays to help out, I said I would.  I hope this doesn’t happen each time. I could sit at home and knit and look at magazines.

And park for free.

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11 responses to “Thursday at the BPL

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  1. Thank goodness you grabbed your knitting. Hopefully the server will be up soon and it doesn’t happen again. I should go to the library. I haven’t been there in a while.

    • Our leader sent me home at 1:45 – I later learned that the server came up at 2 – but it is a walk in site, so they had sent all the people home. I hope it was a slow afternoon for the guys who were left.

  2. Thank goodness for knitting to keep you occupied. And to be surrounded by books!

  3. 🙂 If you sit you knit. Glad you took your knitting, it always make any time seems worth it.

    • 🙂 I was sure glad to have it! We have to stay with our computers, so I could move around a bit, but could not go for a long walk around the building or anything. I got a couple of inches done. And read a few blogs – glad the internet was also working!

  4. Why no knitting magazines? It speaks volumes on the state of the craft.

  5. I hate parking downtown where I live. It’s gotten to the point that I know where the free and cheapest parking is around every area of downtown I frequent on a regular basis (mainly the library and my LYS).

    Good luck with the computers! Sometimes server’s just quit if looked at funny, so I got my fingers crossed that the server’s don’t go down when you’re there next. 🙂

    • Luckily there is plenty of parking – it is just that it isn’t free near the library if you want to stay all day. And I hope you are right about the server next week! I don’t need to spend a whole day the same way again any time soon.

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