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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal>I&#8217;m going over a list of the Gray Library&#8217;s new A/V items, and I keep running across items that have been renewed despite a list of other patrons waiting for the item.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>As a gentle reminder, the override of a hold for a renewal should only occur when there are no other holds and other copies are available.&nbsp; I&#8217;ve come across five instances of Gray items with an active hold list being renewed, sometimes with a list as long as 20 people waiting.&nbsp; If you have a patron who somehow cannot complete a 90-minute movie in 3-weeks, please put them back on the list and send it along to the next patron waiting.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Please.&nbsp; Thank you.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Joshua Tiffany, MLIS<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Director &#8211; Gray Public Library<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>(207) 657-4110<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><a href="mailto:jtiffany@gray.lib.me.us">jtiffany@gray.lib.me.us</a><o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Bodoni MT","serif"'>&#8220;A library&#8217;s function is to give the public in the quickest and cheapest way information, inspiration, and recreation.&nbsp; If a better way than the book can be found, we should use it.&#8221;<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:8.0pt'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>-<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Bodoni MT","serif"'>Melvil Dewey<o:p></o:p></span></p><div style='margin-left:.5in'><div class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><hr size=2 width="100%" align=center></div></div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:.25in'><span style='font-size:7.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:gray'>This electronic mail message and any attachments hereto, as well as any electronic mail message(s) that may be sent in response to it, may be considered public records, and may therefore be subject to public record requests for review and copying under Maine's Right to Know Law (Title 1, 401-521 of the Maine Revised Statutes).</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Bodoni MT","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div></body></html>