As head librarian Olivia opens up the library in the morning, homeless man Richard really needs to use that bathroom. But so do the two little kids who’ve been waiting to enter with their mom.
Richard compares the writing class to doing an AA 4th step.
Hassan wonders aloud about his future.
Olivia gags on Almond Roccas (her favorite!) she finds on her desk when she finds out they are from Richard.
Olivia scolds her nephew Rafa when she finds out he was the one who told Richard Almond Roccas were her favorite.
Previously, Olivia has denied Richard a library card, because he has no address—but also because she enjoyed exercising her authority over him.
(Idea by Robert Cordova; written by Jonny Lewis.)
Richard thinks Yvette is becoming Hassan’s girlfriend. That’s not the case, but in their discussion Hassan blurts out a secret.
(Idea by Robert Cordova)
Richard scavenges food from trash bags behind a restaurant. He puts it neatly in baggies and into an old but clean lunch box to take with him to eat on a bench outside the library.
Richard steals a pair of reading glasses from a Lion’s Club donation bin.
Richard thinks it is okay to tell Olivia her new glasses bring out the “sexy librarian” look. It is not.
Hassan talks with Richard about his “sexy librarian” remark.
Yvette wants a man who can give her a spark. Hassan says he sees her own spark every day.
(Currently some scenes are out of order. This will be remedied as I stop to organize now, but they still serve to show the mood and humor of the film.)