Tuesday, October 27, 2009

The rewards of being a volunteer

I’ve been volunteering at my local public library branch for a good ten months now and I find it very rewarding.  Particularly the times when, as a non-paid volunteer, I can find a paid employee of the library to do the icky stuff (e.g. killing large spiders.)  Yesterday I was stopped by a father in the children’s section.  He informed me that his little girl had just vomited in front of the juvenile picture books. I smiled and took this information to the reference desk.  Ah, the joyous things that are not my job. J