Unfiltered Story #67506

Unfiltered | April 20, 2017

(I work at an inner city public library, where we usually have both nice and

odd patrons. During my shift the library’s computer lab, I get a request

from a quiet, older man.)

Me:  Yes sir, can I help you today?

Man: *looks at me vacantly* Do you have a phone I can use?

Me:  No sir, I’m sorry.  We don’t have a public phone.  But can I call for a

ride for you?

Man: *Another vacant stare*  No, I just wanted to make a call to my electric


Me: …I’m sorry, sir.