Book Squirm Dani's House


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Surreal sitcom about a struggling actress. When the local library closes down, Dani reluctantly agrees to set up the library in her house.


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Nearly time for Dani's House.

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You're not watching TV - it rots your antennae.

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No, it doesn't. I watch loads of telly, and my antennae are tiptop.

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Today we're going to improve our minds by reading books instead.

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Boring.

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Oh!

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See? Reading books can be just as much fun as watching TV.

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Wait a minute...

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-Hi, my name's Dani, and this is my fantastic new...

-Best friend, Jack.

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Yeah, but... Oh, where was I?

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Your name's Dani, and I'm your best friend too, Sam.

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As I was saying, this is my fantastic new... Max!

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-I'm her brother, and actually it's... Ben?

-What?

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Oh, it's our show.

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Can you just zip it?! As I was saying, my name's Dani,

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and this is my fantastic new... SHOUTING

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I give up!

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Hello, world, I can't talk now. Next goal wins, and it's going to be mine.

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-Yeah(!) Get in.

-Get out, get out!

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OK, I won't tell you the big news.

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Oh, no, not you - I was talking to the ball.

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-Yes! Ha-ha.

-Ah...

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What big news?

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-They're shutting down the local library.

-No.

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No, I mean, it's like my second home.

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It would be my first if they let me keep my toothbrush there.

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-This is the worst day ever.

-Oh, come on, Sam, it's just

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a bunch of boring books, and the library is no fun to hang out in.

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It's stuffy, old-fashioned, and you've got to be totally silent.

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Zero decibels just ain't me.

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RUSTLING

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Shh.

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SCRATCHING

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Shhhhh!

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CREAKING

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-Shh!

-Sorry.

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Shh.

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Shhhhhhhhh!

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-I admit it could do with modernising a bit.

-A bit?!

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I bet they've still got maps in there that show the earth is flat.

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-All it needs is a lick of paint.

-And some new books...

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-and an audio and DVD section.

-And some comfy chairs.

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Face it, Sam, that library is a relic.

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-It should be shut down.

-SHE GASPS

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No, no, no, no, he didn't mean that.

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Breathe. How would you feel if they told you that the

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-pizza place in town was closing down?

-The pizza place is closing down?

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I can't live without my deep-crust pepperoni megamunch.

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Oh, I've got to stop them.

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No, no, Jack, I didn't mean...

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It's OK. Breathe, breathe.

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All these library books are overdue?

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Should have taken them back months ago.

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Why are you smiling? You're going to have a massive fine.

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-I'm not taking them back.

-I thought the whole point

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of a library is you take the books back.

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They're closing it down so I've generously decided

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-to look after them.

-But that's stealing!

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Think of it more as a permanent loan.

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Let me get this straight.

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Now you're telling me the pizza place isn't closing down.

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-I never said that it was.

-You said what would I do if it closed down.

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Oh...if. What am I going to do with all this pepperoni?

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-Bring it with you on the protest march to the library?

-Protest march?

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-Yeah, I'm going to march to Town Hall...

-Cool.

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..and hand the council this letter begging them to keep it open.

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-What?! That's it?

-Lame-o!

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-And you've got a better idea?

-Yeah. If you feel that strongly,

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you need to make some noise, show them you mean business.

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Yeah. All this letter's going to show them

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is that you've got nice handwriting...that smudges.

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I can't march to Town Hall and make some noise.

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People will look at me,

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-and I'm really shy.

-Well, let me lead the protest.

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We won't leave until the library's saved.

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Won't they just throw us out?

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Not with what I've got planned.

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This is how you demonstrate.

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-What do we want?

-To save our library.

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-When do we want it?

-Now!

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This is so much more fun than writing a letter.

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-I'm loving the chains.

-Yeah, once we clamp these babies

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to the library railings, there'll be no shifting us.

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What do we say, people?

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# We shall not We shall not be moved

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# We shall not We shall not be moved. #

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Guys, isn't moving what we should be doing?

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We need to get the library to protest before they close it.

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Too right. I'll just get the key...

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-Erm... OK...

-Here, let me.

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Ah-ah. Ow!

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Looks like you've got a bit a bit snagged there, Sammy. Allow me.

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-Wait.

-Ow!

-Ow!

-Ow!

-Ow!

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-Not going to work.

-No, no, Jack, put your left leg over.

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-OK.

-Your left leg.

-Left, left.

-Ooh, sorry.

-All right. OK.

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Like that?

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-You're kind of sitting on me.

-Ow! That's not working.

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I can see it, I can get it.

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-ALL:

-HELP!

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Yes? Ooh, that looks like fun.

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-Can I join in?

-ALL:

-NO!

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Ow!

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Dani, nose, nose!

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Ouch!

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Ben, what have I told you about playing with strangers?

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-We're not strange.

-Yeah, right(!)

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Come on, Ben.

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OW!

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Now, then, you may read out my post.

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Can't have me wearing out my eyes, can we?

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No, Max.

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-"Dear Sir."

-I like that start, shows respect.

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"We note that you are in possession

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"of several hundred overdue library books and are liable to repay..."

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Oh, that's a big number.

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"If you don't make the payment within seven days, you will be

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"taken to court where you will face a fine or possible imprisonment."

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Max, it's over £400.

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Ha-ha, very funny. What's it really say?

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Just what I said. It's from a debt collection agency.

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Max, you've really got to pay that library fine.

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With what?

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Oh, sure they say it's free when you borrow the books from them,

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but as soon as you forget to take it back,

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wham, you've got to pay big time.

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-What are you doing?

-Building a barricade

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so the debt collectors can't find me.

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-BEEPING

-You've got a text from them.

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Delete it.

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-They've emailed you.

-Don't open it.

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-RINGING

-Nah...

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Er...that was my phone.

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-Oh, sorry.

-That's your phone.

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These guys aren't going to give up.

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You could run, but you can't hide.

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Actually, that's not bad.

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Hiding might work.

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They'll never take me alive.

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-What did we want?

-To save our library.

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-What did we get?

-We won!

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Just proves what you can do

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when you get off your backside and make some noise.

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I can't believe you chained yourself to the Mayor.

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And then you gave that amazing speech.

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-If you take away our books, we'll take away your freedom.

-Freedom!

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Thanks, Dani, I owe you one.

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DOORBELL

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I'm coming. You don't have to wear out the doorbell!

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You've got a letter from the Mayor's office, sign here.

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Ooh. We're going to jail. I knew we shouldn't have protested.

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-This is all your fault.

-We're not going to jail.

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I knew that, I was just kidding.

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"I'm writing to confirm that following your passionate

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"speech to the council, we were so impressed with your vision

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"we've decided to re-house the library...

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-"in your house."

-That can't be right.

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-You must have read it wrong.

-But I said "if" I ran the library.

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I didn't mean I actually wanted the job.

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Excuse me, but where would you like detective fiction?

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My house is the new library.

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"Running a library is a huge responsibility, so I will make

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"an official inspection in a few days to see if it is a success."

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I only wanted to save the library - I didn't want to move it into my house.

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-There is no way I am doing this.

-"If visitor numbers have not improved,

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"then we will have no option but to close the library for good."

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Rock...hard place...

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-you.

-This is so unfair.

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-I know.

-Your house isn't the right place for a library.

-I know.

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-And even if it was, you couldn't run it.

-I know...

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What are you trying to say?

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That you're an actress and a singer, not a librarian.

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I'm versatile, I could do it. ..What do you think, Jack?

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-No, I couldn't run a library.

-I meant me.

-No, you couldn't either.

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I hate to hurry you, folks, but this is really heavy.

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Sorry. Just put it down over there.

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I am going to prove you both wrong.

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I'm going to open the best library ever

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-and pass the Mayor's inspection. So who's with me?

-Yeah, go on.

-I'm in.

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Can someone give me a hand with the rest?

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Time to unleash these bad boys.

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Thanks. I've got over 60 boxes in the lorry.

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Oh!

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I think my arms have stretched.

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This will definitely help me cut down on my TV viewing.

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Where do I start with all these books?

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Hello, a friend in need of suggestions...

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Hmm, that's a tricky one.

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There's a great giraffe book in the wildlife section in the den.

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Or you can head over to the kitchen and check out these...

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RARR! You know, I'd read a lot more if every book was a pop-up.

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I don't need suggestions for books -

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I need ideas on how to organise this lot. Can't leave books lying around -

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someone will trip over and hurt themselves.

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Oh, come on, it's easy enough to just step over them.

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-Yeah, I see what you mean.

-Ow.

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And where's my milk?

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We need to turn this place into a well-run library that has a future.

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Yeah, like that's going to happen(!)

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We can turn the kitchen into an internet cafe -

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laptops over here, lattes over there.

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-Great idea.

-Ooh, we could put a pool table here.

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What's pool got to do with books?

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Nothing, I just really like playing pool.

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What if I could sit here with my laptop, sipping a latte

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and search the book I want online?

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What if I can sink the eight ball in the corner pocket?

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-Oh, missed.

-We can stack a lot of the books upstairs,

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and when someone makes their online selection,

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one of us goes and gets it.

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That'll clear the hallway and doors, but what about the den?

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Well, we can use the sofa as a chill-out reading zone

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and the beanbags as a pre-reader zone.

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-Ooh, we could get a jukebox.

-No!

-Oh, come on, it'll be cool.

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People can boogie with their books.

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You can dance and read at the same time?

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It's a bit harder than I thought.

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Right, you do the internet cafe, and you do the pre-readers,

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and I'll start sorting this lot out.

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Right, let's get to work, people.

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KNOCKING

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-What's the password?

-Overdue.

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I sent you to get some food.

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-This is food.

-This is fruit - it doesn't count.

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Don't freak out, but I've got some bad news about the library.

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The debt collectors are here to collect my fines?

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No. Not only has Dani saved the library,

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the council have moved it here and they've put her in charge.

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-Awesome news.

-But that means you now owe Dani the fine.

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It also means that the library computer is in this house.

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All I have to do is delete my record,

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and it'll be like I never existed.

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Jack, can you please finish the mural? We open in five minutes!

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Sorry, I just can't stop playing with these pop-ups. Boing!

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-And you've painted Little Red Riding Hood blue!

-Oops.

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Maybe we could say she wants to keep up with the latest trend.

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-Blue is the new red.

-And the Gingerbread Man is green.

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What if we called him the Cucumber Man instead?

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There isn't a fairytale called the Cucumber Man.

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Well, there should be.

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Once upon a time, there was a man made out of cucumber.

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His friends called him the Cucumber Man.

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Actually, my friends call me Dave.

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One day, he woke up and decided to go on an adventure.

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A lot of the time, I get called names like...Salad Freak.

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So he set off to try and find a vegetable garden.

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Oh, do I have to?

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It's getting late, and I really don't like venturing

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into the garden at night.

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And I'm scared of the carrots.

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They're mean bullies who can see in the dark.

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Would you put a sock in it?

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I don't wear socks - I'm a cucumber.

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Grrr!

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There's a slight problem with the internet cafe.

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-How slight?

-Well, the internet access doesn't work

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and neither does the coffee machine.

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Great. We open in...four minutes

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and we've got a fairytale foul-up, we've got an internet cafe where

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the only thing you can access is the door, and a lucky dip pile of books.

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Maybe I can be of assistance.

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Miss Batstone!

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Miss Batstone used to run the old library before it closed down.

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And now they've made you head librarian instead.

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How are you getting on?

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We're having some teething problems,

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but this will be a great library when it opens in...

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-two minutes.

-Well, if you don't need my help, I'll be on my way.

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No, no, no, no, please don't go. We could really do

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with your expert advice.

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Ask away.

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-What do you know about internet access?

-Nothing.

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Pre-reader zones?

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-We didn't have one.

-Coffee machines?

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-I have a flask of tea.

-Sorting books?

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Ah, well, I would recommend the Dewey Decimal Classification system.

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There are ten main categories, each divided into ten sub-categories.

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Great! You can do books. I'll go with you two.

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One minute, guys.

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-THUNDER OF FEET

-Come to Jack's reading time!

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Right, you guys, I'm going to read you a story.

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Once upon a time, there was a girl called Little Blue Riding Hood.

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Now, some people might tell you her name is Little Red Riding Hood,

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but trust me, I've met her, and that hoodie is definitely blue.

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OK?

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Skinny latte and one chocolate muffin.

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Hi, Miss Batstone, can I get you something to...

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wear now Dani's stolen all your clothes.

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With great power comes great responsibility.

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And really bad dress sense. Seriously, Dani, tweed?

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That's going to itch.

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I'm fine.

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The internet cafe's really pulling in the punters.

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Yeah, my hot cakes are selling like hot cakes.

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-Are we online?

-Online and in line.

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This is the best library in the world -

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we are going to storm that inspection.

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RARR!

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-Ooh, a long train!

-Silence!

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Er...this is my area, and I control the volume.

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That loud enough for you?

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Aren't you going to do something about that racket?

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-RARR!

-SCREAMING

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Just try and be a little less noisy, OK?

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Why? I thought this library was meant to be fun.

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-It is.

-Well, then, tell that to Miss Uptight over there.

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-And why are you dressed like her?

-Head librarian, got to look the part.

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You look like a tweed roll.

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I'll have you know that tweed is very sophisticated...

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and itchy.

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Mustn't scratch.

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See, I told you they'd be itchy.

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Doesn't bother me.

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Those tickly little fibres not driving you mad?

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-Can't feel a thing.

-Really?

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So you can't feel all those itches going, "Scratch me, scratch me!"

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Argh!

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-A-hem.

-Yes, Miss Batstone.

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I would like permission to raise the fines.

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-Aren't they high enough already?

-No, there are so many unpaid fines.

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If we make them higher, people will bring their books back faster.

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-OK, you can raise them.

-Dani!

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Chewing gum whilst reading books is strictly prohibited.

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Well done(!) Aren't you supposed

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to be encouraging people to read, not scaring them away?

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Chewing gum ruins books. Anyway, stop talking, this is a library.

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Sam, wait!

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What colour shall we do Goldilocks's hair?

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Purple!

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-Purple? Good choice - I like your style.

-Silence.

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I think we woke up the scary dragon.

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Yes, and if you don't quieten down, the dragon will eat you.

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ALL: Ooh!

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She's in charge of books,

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which means she's in charge of overdue books.

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Which means you're in big trouble.

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I need someone to distract her while

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I sneak into the internet cafe and delete my record from the computer.

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Good luck finding the fool for that mission.

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Max?

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-(Go on.

-I'm scared.)

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Can I help you?

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Er... Hi.

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I'm Ben. I was... looking for a book.

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Could you be more specific?

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We have more than one. What subject?

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-Stampers. I mean stamps.

-Oh, you're interested in philately?

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-Sorry?

-Philately.

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-It means stamp collecting.

-What a stupid word...

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..which stamp collectors like me love.

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I'll see what I can find.

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Ooh, I'm on page 100 - where are you up to?

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I'm up to the second story.

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Ha-ha, get it? Second story...

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What?

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Argh!

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I'm in.

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It's easy as taking candy from Ben.

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There's my record.

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Ooh, that is a big fine... which I won't be paying.

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Delete record - yes or no.

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Tricky one...not. Goodbye!

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What are you doing? You can't delete your record!

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I-I wasn't, I was...er...

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-cleaning the keyboard.

-Huh?

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Now look what you've done!

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You've completely messed up the whole library catalogue.

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-I can fix it.

-Go on, then.

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OK, I lied, I can't fix that.

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You are in big trouble.

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-Yes, what are you going to do about it?

-Tell Miss Batstone.

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Please don't tell her - I'll do anything, anything.

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Well, the system's down, I've got to tell her.

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Yeah, well, she'll have to catch me first.

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It's due back in three weeks.

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I'll know all about stamp collecting

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by then, on top of everything I already know, which is loads.

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Can I have your library card, please?

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I don't have a library card.

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-What?

-I'll bring it back. I promise.

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We don't lend out books on a promise.

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-Are you trying to steal this book?

-No.

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Ah, Sam, you've got customers waiting.

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I've got to fix the computer system,

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otherwise people can't find any of their books.

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Well, I've got the Mayor coming for the inspection soon.

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OK, I'll fix the system, you go and serve the customers.

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-Really? ..Sorry. Hi.

-Cappuccino, please.

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Er...

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How about a nice glass of water instead?

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One cappuccino coming right up.

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Well, we've got milk, haven't we?

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I might just go with the glass of water.

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No. No, no, no, no.

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You asked for a cappuccino, you are getting a cappuccino.

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I need your help to catch a book thief.

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Self-service.

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So what did this book thief look like, then?

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He was a shifty-looking creature with dark, scruffy hair

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and he hadn't brushed his teeth.

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Ooh, and his name was Ben.

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I know exactly who you're looking for.

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Argh!

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-Got him.

-It was all his idea. I had to distract you so he could delete

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his library fines from the computer.

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-Thanks, Ben.

-Sorry, Max, I couldn't help it.

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She's got really scary eyes.

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Fortunately for you two, I don't have the authority to punish you,

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but unfortunately for you, I know someone who does.

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Give back the overdue books right now

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while I think of a suitable punishment.

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There's been an incident in the pre-reader zone.

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Quick, call the library cops!

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This is how we found 'em, dead as a dictionary.

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It's got murder written all over it.

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Cause of death?

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-Broken spine.

-Any suspects?

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Yes, we caught this guy red-handed.

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I just dropped it, it was an accident.

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-I didn't mean to do any damage.

-Save your excuses for the jury. Book him.

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Oh, no, you've got to believe me, you've got to believe me.

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-What a mess.

-There's paint everywhere.

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I was just getting the kids to help me finish the mural,

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and it got a bit out of hand.

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And onto these rare books - what are they doing in here?

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There's a problem with the computer system -

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-all the books have got mixed up.

-I'm sure we can sort it out.

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And what will you do when someone spills coffee on one of the books?

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Oh, the kids don't drink coffee,

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although I should probably ban juice cartons.

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Accidents are bound to happen unless you shut down the internet cafe

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-and the pied painter here.

-What?

-You can't close down the cafe.

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-The pre-readers is staying.

-Let's not argue about this.

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No, let's. You should fire her - she's spoiling everything.

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If anyone should be fired, it's you two incompetents.

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-Incompetents?

-How dare you?!

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THEY SHOUT

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Silence! The Mayor will be here any minute to inspect the library,

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-which by the way is a total disaster.

-Come on, I wouldn't say total.

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BANG!

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The coffee machine exploded.

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OK, now it's a total disaster.

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I'm sure there's a way to combine your organisation skills

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with your creative ideas to get this library back on track.

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The books are mixed up all over the library. I won't be able

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to get around quick enough to sort them before the Mayor gets here.

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I've got an idea.

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Clean the books, clean the books.

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Hey, you two.

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You didn't think I'd forgotten about your punishment, did you?

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No, I just thought you'd decided to forgive me,

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because that's the sort of kind, generous, loving person you are.

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Dream on, blinky boy. You've wrecked the filing systems, you caused chaos

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throughout the library and you tried to keep the overdue books.

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-Yeah, there is that, I suppose.

-Well,

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you'll be very pleased to know I've thought of a really good punishment

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and a way to pay off the overdue book debts.

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Put these on - you're going to be bookworms.

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DOORBELL

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Now let me show you our lovely library.

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Well, I'll be the judge of that. Lead on, young lady.

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And here we have our internet cafe. Shall I get you a fresh coffee?

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Oh, yes, please.

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-(It's not working.)

-While we're waiting, let me show you our fully

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searchable database of all the books we have here in the library.

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That's impressive.

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Do you mind if I have a go?

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Go for it.

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-(What's going on?

-It's not working.)

-You have a copy

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of The Mayor Of Casterbridge, my favourite book -

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-will it be easy to find?

-(Who knows?)

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Of course! Miss Batstone will be able to find it easy.

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She uses the...Dewey Decimal Classification system...

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and roller-blades.

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CLANG!

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What was that noise?

0:24:500:24:52

That noise was indicating that the audio books are now available.

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There we go.

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Oh, this is very good. We never had this in the old library.

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-(SHOUTING)

-Milk and sug...ar?

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Yes, don't mind if I do.

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-Mmm.

-Good.

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And here we have The Mayor Of Casterbridge.

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And here it is - what a well-organised system.

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And over here is our pre-readers zone,

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where the kids can play with the bookworms.

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Bookworms don't look very happy.

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Oh, I can assure you they're fine.

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What are you reading, young man?

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War And Peace by this dude called Tolstoy.

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-BOTH:

-Really?

-Yeah.

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Well, I was looking for a pop-up book, but I found this instead.

0:25:550:25:58

I never knew reading could be so much fun.

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Ah, thank you.

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It's due back in three weeks.

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-Congratulations, Dani, you've built a fine library here.

-Thanks!

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I must confess I was expecting a bit of a shambles.

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We'd never let that happen.

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But still I'm going to have to recommend

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that this library be closed.

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What?

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But I just got into books - what, now you want to take them away?

0:26:230:26:25

You can't close us down - we're a success.

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Yes, so much so

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that there simply isn't room in your house for all the many visitors.

0:26:290:26:34

Wait, I've got an idea.

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Why don't we just modernise the old library?

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Working in Dani's library,

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I've realised it doesn't have to be a choice between the old and new.

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We can mix the two together and get the best out of both worlds.

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We could even hire out roller-blades

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-so people could find their books faster.

-Book-blading. I love it.

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So what do you say, Mr Mayor?

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Well...

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I think...

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..let's do it!

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But first of all,

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I must decide which of you two is to be head librarian.

0:27:080:27:11

Oh, this badge is only on loan.

0:27:110:27:14

Thank you, Dani.

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Oh, and by the way, you can keep

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the bookworms until they've paid off their fine.

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THEY SCREAM

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Ah, that was a wonderful book. What's yours like?

0:27:250:27:29

-Delicious - want a bite?

-You can't eat the books!

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Yes, you can. They're a bit chewy, but once

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you get past the hard outer coating, they've got a really soft centre.

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That's amazing!

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Slow down - you've got to savour a good book.

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Surreal sitcom about a struggling actress continuously left in charge of her annoying younger brother Max, his none-too-bright sidekick Ben and their youngest sibling - the baby from hell.

When the local library closes down, Dani reluctantly agrees to set up the library in her house. With Sam and Jack's help, she turns it into a hip and happening reading place, but just as the mayor comes to inspect how well she's doing, the entire place starts to fall apart.


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