If you want to read all scenes at once, they are available in the “Piecemeal Script” down at the bottom of the page.

Olivia Opens the Library (Intro)

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.

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4th Step / How Much Time?

Richard compares the writing class to doing an AA 4th step.
Hassan wonders aloud about his future.

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Almond Roccas

Olivia gags on Almond Roccas (her favorite!) she finds on her desk when she finds out they are from Richard.

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Scolding Rafa

Olivia scolds her nephew Rafa when she finds out he was the one who told Richard Almond Roccas were her favorite.

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The Library Card

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.)

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Naked

Richard thinks Yvette is becoming Hassan’s girlfriend. That’s not the case, but in their discussion Hassan blurts out a secret.

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Lunch Box

(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.

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New Glasses

Richard steals a pair of reading glasses from a Lion’s Club donation bin.

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Sexy Librarian

Richard thinks it is okay to tell Olivia her new glasses bring out the “sexy librarian” look. It is not.

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The Cooldown

Hassan talks with Richard about his “sexy librarian” remark.

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The Spark

Yvette wants a man who can give her a spark. Hassan says he sees her own spark every day.

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PIECEMEAL SCRIPT
35 pages

(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.)

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