(Nabbing bags of chips)
Nolen (to himself): I think if I make a second trip, I can grab all of the-oh my recorder turned on. Uh.
He puts stuff down and collects himself.
Nolen: I am back in Rm 132 where Raider Red’s Snack Spot is located. Apparently, this food pantry has something called a Research Hub attached to it. I recall having one of these in my alma mater. I used it myself since it was an affirming place to get research help. In retrospect, the lack of snacks was certainly a missed opportunity.
Anyway, I also got myself a few brochures from a place called the Undergraduate Writing Center, a place for students to get feedback for their essays and writing projects. They were found in this location, so it is safe to assume this is their room when they visited on Sundays from 2-7 p.m. Oh, I’m sorry, “their” room when they visited.
(He softly chuckles)
That was just a little joke for those listening.
But I think that’s it. I think I explored every nook and cranny of this building.
And while the origin of this library remains a mystery, I cannot understate how the discovery of this building alone will shock my peers back in home. The world of library history and architecture will never be the same.
(He gives a sigh of relief)
I’d like to thank you all for listening to me on this journey. You might be wondering where I am now or where I will be heading.
I think after a day I like this, I might venture out into the Sun to catch the healing rays and—
(A quiet sound of a door opening. A loud light switch turns the lights back on.)
Employee: Excuse me, who are you?
Nolen: What do you mean who am I? I’m-
Employee: The building is closed. How did you get inside? And why is the food pantry empty. You need to leave, or I am going to have to call the police.
Nolen: Sir, there is no need to jump into any sort of action. Why don’t we stop and talk this out. And maybe we cannnnn…
(A sound of Nolen running away crashing into chairs and tables along the way.)
Employee: Wait! Stop! Jeeeez…
Well at least he is out of the building. Argh he left chips everywhere.
Psycho…and oh great, he left his phone here. He left his recorder on.
Recorder turns off.
VO: This concludes the Tome Raider: The Texas Tech University Library Self-Guided Tour. For more information, please go library.ttu.edu.