At the Library

 
 

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How can I help you?
I would like to check out some books.
 
Sure. Can I see your library card?
I don't have one. How do I apply for one?
 
No problem, we can do it right now. Just fill out this form and sign on the back.
How much is the card? And what are the fees for late return?
 
The card is free and late returns are 30 cents per book per day.
Thank you. I was also wondering if I could reserve a book?
 
Of course. Which one would you like to reserve?
I was looking for "Hunt Beach". Your database online said that it is checked out right now.
 
I reserved it for you. Is there anything else I can help you with?
No, that's it. Thank you very much.
 
 

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  •  I would  
      to check out some books.
     
 
 
 
  •  Sure. Can I  
      your library card?
     
 
 
 
 
  •  I don't  
      one. How do I apply for one?
     
 
 
 
  •  No  
     , we can do it right now. Just fill out this form and sign  
      the back.
     
 
 
 
 
 

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I'm looking for a specific newspaper article.
Could I reserve a book?
I would like to apply for a library card.
You are not allowed to check out newspapers.
The library is closed on weekends.
Do you have a computer I can use?
Would you mind helping me with the photocopier?
You have to pay for damaged books.
I'm looking for a specific newspaper article.
 
Could I reserve a book?
 
I would like to apply for a library card.
 
You are not allowed to check out newspapers.
 
The library is closed on weekends.
 
Do you have a computer I can use?
 
Would you mind helping me with the photocopier?
 
You have to pay for damaged books.
 
 
 

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How can I help you?
I would like to check out some books.
 
Sure. Can I see your library card?
I don't have one. How do I apply for one?
 
No problem, we can do it right now. Just fill out this form and sign on the back.
How much is the card? And what are the fees for late return?
 
The card is free and late returns are 30 cents per book per day.
Thank you. I was also wondering if I could reserve a book?
 
Of course. Which one would you like to reserve?
I was looking for "Hunt Beach". Your database online said that it is checked out right now.
 
I reserved it for you. Is there anything else I can help you with?
No, that's it. Thank you very much.
 
 
How can I help you?
I would like to check out some books.
 
Sure. Can I see your library card?
I don't have one. How do I apply for one?
 
No problem, we can do it right now. Just fill out this form and sign on the back.
How much is the card? And what are the fees for late return?
 
The card is free and late returns are 30 cents per book per day.
Thank you. I was also wondering if I could reserve a book?
 
Of course. Which one would you like to reserve?
I was looking for "Hunt Beach". Your database online said that it is checked out right now.
 
I reserved it for you. Is there anything else I can help you with?
No, that's it. Thank you very much.
 
 
 
 

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