Wednesday, June 20, 2007

William's first trip to the library

Yesterday William sat up on his own. Adam and I were hanging out with him on the couch when we both suddenly realized that neither of us were holding him up and he wasn't falling over.


So now that he's all grown up, I figured it was time he got his own library card. Finally the weather is neither too hot, nor too rainy for a nice long walk. Long, but nice, we strolled through Central Park, past the Labyrinth, around a playground, and across a soccer field.


I've been going to this same library since I was six years old, long enough to know many of the librarians. Today we saw Marnie, who went gah gah over William. She complained that when people she'd known as kids came in with their babies it made her feel like she belonged in an old folks' home. I complained that since the library was renovated, I can't find anything. The children's department is now upstairs, and the elevator makes a scary noise.


William's BM schedule today allowed us to test the change tables in both the upstairs and downstairs washrooms. When that was done, we got William his own library card and he took out his first books. What an exhausting day!



3 comments:

zydeco fish said...

Great - now you can sign out all of your books on his library card, because fines for kids are usually cheaper than adult fines!

Super Happy Jen said...

Z: I thought of that, but it's only cheaper for kids books.

Toryssa said...

Look at those cheeks!

I got my son a library card a few months ago, and then we promptly lost the first book he checked out.

Nice.

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