The Covid Cafe #7 Libraries close

The Covid Cafe #7   Libraries Close

First the Library of Swarthmore

Borough of

would close on Monday

then 5pm on Saturday

then 3

which it finally did (see section 3)

Ridley Library told me to come before one

which one did but

they closed at noon

leaving one person yelling,

as the rest of us drove off

“don’t you know who I am”

Me and the Wife

needed DVD’s to watch

when we tired of reading words

and  I of writing them

Me and the wife

needed DVD’s to watch

when we get tired

of reading each other


We are the target audience

for the Covid Cafe

70 something

me with

those “underlying medical conditions”

not sure

how under they are lying

any more

right now

as the driver in the household

sick cannot get



Tom left a message

Swarthmore Lib

open till 3



total of 15

some multi

some multi



At Wolff’s Apple House



but no samples




or ever



Night seems to fall

earlier every day


it seems

all days

will be night







About bobsmall1

Bob Small has read at Bacchanal, Barnes and Noble, Borders, The Booksource (Swarthmore), The Clark Park Festivals,Community College of Philadelphia Highwire Gallery, The Mad Poets Annual Food Fest Reading, The Middle East Restaurant, Nexus GalleryThe Painted Bride Arts Center, The Philadelphia Ethical Society, Robin's Bookstore The University of Pennsylvania and also in New York City, Trenton, NJ, Washington, DC, and in many Delaware Valley Venues. He is the author of numerous chapbooks, including El Otro Lado (with Maralyn Lois Polak), On watching America Die, Small Steps and Toes (with Lamont B. Steptoe), and The Unapoet. This is his first Reading in over a year. Bob Small was Founder and President of the two decades old Poets and Prophets, which presented Poetry Readings in both Delaware County and Philadelphia. Bob was the Chair of The Delaware County Green Party and was the First Green Party Candidate in Delaware County (2005). He was also a Green Party National Delegate, among other duties. He is the Founder and Facilitator of The Pennsylvania Ballot Access Coalition (PaBac), which is a Coalition of both Independents and Third Parties., seeking to legislatively improve Pennsylvania's Ballot Access Laws. (Facebook) Bob is also a founding member and Facilitator of Democracy Unplugged, and Delco Debates, which has presented Independent and Third Party Forums in Delaware County since 2004. Facebook) He was formerly involved with Cinema Resistance, and Delco Pledge of Resistance. Bob currently lives in Swarthmore with his wife and their menagerie of animals. He is currently focused on writing a Novel and organizing his Poetry, which he posts on his Blog (Bob Small1). He is retired from most of the above activities, except Delco Debates and Poets and Prophets, which he may return to.
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