"Can you check the reserve stock stacks for me?"
"Yes, what am I looking for."
"Well, we've been looking all over for them for the past half hour but it turns out that Doreen's put the Writing Group Support Collection into reserve stock."
"Oh, that's news to me, too. Never mind, what am I looking for?"
"It's 'How To Write and Publish Local History' but I might be sending you on a wild goose chase because although the system says that it should be in somebody's just said that it's been issued to another writing group."
Needless to say...