11 Ways To Be A Better Library Patron

11 Ways To Be A Better Library Patron

Library employees are people, too.
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I've worked at a library for the past four years, and every time I think I've seen it all, some library patron comes out of the blue and proves me wrong. Libraries and their employees should not be taken for granted. We are here to help you, not serve you. Here are the top 10 ways to be a better and more respectful library patron.

1. Have your library card or identification on you.

Let us know that you are actually the person you say you are. Also, have it ready so that we can get you in and out.

2. Don't be that person that comes in five minutes before closing.

Come in tomorrow and we'll help you with a nicer tone and we will have more time to dedicate to you.

3. Know what you're looking for.

Have a title or author, please. The description of the book is not enough information for us to locate it.

4. If there's a problem with your account, don't talk down to us.

You are more likely to rattle the employee and their nerves instead of resolving anything. Also, be willing to compromise.

5. Know the library policies.

Know when we fine you, where you can eat, and what areas of the library are off limits. Stop acting shocked when you get fined for an item that was extremely late and or lost.

6. Don't compare the library you're at to any other library.

You are where you are. Not all libraries operate the same. Different places have different regulations and you have to follow those regulations, whether the other library has them or not.

7. Parents: Computers aren't babysitters.

Neither are library staff. Watch your children or take them with you.

8. If your child is throwing a tantrum, leave the premises.

Attempting to calm them down is giving everyone a headache, including the other patrons. You can let your child "feel emotions" outside.

9. Do not use your phone while speaking to staff.

This is common decency.

10. Clean up after yourself.

The library is a privilege, not a right. Many libraries don't allow eating in certain areas, but if you're going to break the rules, at least clean up after yourself. We have a million other things to do at closing time when we don't have to clean up your mess.

11. What happens at the library, stays at the library.

Any problems you have with the library, don't bring them up outside of the library. Library staff who are off duty want nothing to do with you.

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L&R Scents Is the Newest Candle Business That You Have To Try

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How many of us can say that we actually made our dreams come true? I'm talking go to sleep, dream away, actually remember your dream when you wake up, and then make it a reality! Well, for Lu Figueroa, this is exactly what happened.

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One night, Lu dreamt that she was making candles and chapsticks. It must have been a vivid dream because the images remained in her mind when she awoke. Still unsure of what to do, however, Lu turned to her husband, Ray, and recited the dream to him. Ray saw the passion and determination in her eyes and he said to her, "Lu, if you believe in it, trust me, you can do it." That's all she needed to hear.

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Perhaps, it will warm your heart to know that L&R Scents has become a true family business. The two eldest daughters help pick out colors and scents such as "Warm Cinnamon Bun," "Snickerdoodle," "Coconut-Lime," "Ocean Waves," and the very creative, "Jamaican Me Crazy" (I'm betting that the girls had something to do with that one). The entire family is excited about the business and clearly shows it through their constant production of new scents that you'd never think of, but would definitely want to try. If they can bond over candles, so can you.

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Global Zinc-Rich Primer Market Professional Survey 2017-Manufacturers, Product, Application, Regions by 2022

Global Zinc-Rich Primer Market Professional Survey 2017-Manufacturers, Product, Application, Regions by 2022
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Global Zinc-Rich Primer Market 2017 - 2022 introduced by Invant Research describe whole market Size, Share, Demand, Analysis, Industry Trends, Application, Regions with production, revenue, consumption, import and export of report, manufacturers in global market with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer. 

This report studies Zinc-Rich Primer in Global market, especially in North America, China, Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan and India, with production, revenue, consumption, import and export in these regions, from 2012 to 2016, and forecast to 2022.

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This report focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, covering

US Coatings

Graco Inc

APV Engineered Coatings

International Protective Coatings

Tiger Drylac

Teamac

ORCHEM Corporation

Bridge Preservation LLC

JONES-BLAIR Industrial Coatings

On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue, price, market share and growth rate of each type, primarily split into

Epoxy Zinc Rich Coatings

Chlorinated Rubber Zinc Rich Coating

Vinyl Resin Zinc Rich Coating

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Steel Tanks

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Global Zinc-Rich Primer Market Professional Survey Report 2017

1 Industry Overview of Zinc-Rich Primer

    1.1 Definition and Specifications of Zinc-Rich Primer

        1.1.1 Definition of Zinc-Rich Primer

        1.1.2 Specifications of Zinc-Rich Primer

    1.2 Classification of Zinc-Rich Primer

        1.2.1 Epoxy Zinc Rich Coatings

        1.2.2 Chlorinated Rubber Zinc Rich Coating

        1.2.3 Vinyl Resin Zinc Rich Coating

        1.2.4 Polyurethane Zinc Rich Coating

    1.3 Applications of Zinc-Rich Primer

        1.3.1 Steel Tanks

        1.3.2 Offshore Platforms

        1.3.3 Bridges

        1.3.4 Petrochemical And Power Plants

        1.3.5 Railcar Coating

    1.4 Market Segment by Regions

        1.4.1 North America

        1.4.2 China

        1.4.3 Europe

        1.4.4 Southeast Asia

        1.4.5 Japan

        1.4.6 India

2 Manufacturing Cost Structure Analysis of Zinc-Rich Primer

    2.1 Raw Material and Suppliers

    2.2 Manufacturing Cost Structure Analysis of Zinc-Rich Primer

    2.3 Manufacturing Process Analysis of Zinc-Rich Primer

    2.4 Industry Chain Structure of Zinc-Rich Primer

3 Technical Data and Manufacturing Plants Analysis of Zinc-Rich Primer

    3.1 Capacity and Commercial Production Date of Global Zinc-Rich Primer Major Manufacturers in 2016

    3.2 Manufacturing Plants Distribution of Global Zinc-Rich Primer Major Manufacturers in 2016

    3.3 R&D Status and Technology Source of Global Zinc-Rich Primer Major Manufacturers in 2016

    3.4 Raw Materials Sources Analysis of Global Zinc-Rich Primer Major Manufacturers in 2016

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