(Scene opens with Victoria, a librarian arranging books on the shelf. She picks one up, looks at the cover and opens it. She reads a short passage then addresses the audience.)
Victoria: Books. I bet a hundred years ago no one would have thought that libraries and librarians would be a dying bread. We don’t need librarians anymore when libraries are going away. Everything is online now. We don’t talk to each other, to many devices and too many distractions. (holds the book) But there is something magical about holding a book in your hand and flipping the pages.
(Terry appears, he is different and we can see it. He has a stack of books, puts them down, opens one and is mesmerized.) That’s Terry. I didn’t notice him at first but then I realized that everyday at (Looks at her watch) exactly 4:00pm Terry comes in, grabs a stack of books and sits right there to read them.
Terry: (Reading) …and the little boy picks the rock up and is about to walk into the street when…when (with excitement) out of no where comes his hero Capitan Supertron and…(trails off)
Victoria: Terry is different; at first he was a little energetic, maybe even annoying- (smiles)
Terry: Hey miss, hey miss-
Terry: I was looking for a book.
Terry: That’s it. I was looking for a book.