Nightmare on Vine Street
Welcome to the Kalamazoo Public Library!
The building before you is tall, white stone— a sweeping staircase leads up to the front doors, heavy oak with small windows. To the left of the staircase, a few windows show the cheery front room. Comfortable chairs sit near a fireplace. To the right of the staircase, a rounded tower with a conical roof stretches upward, falling short of the building’s highest point. Inside, a pretty receptionist sits at the information desk. She’s busy on the phone right now, but she waves you toward a tall walnut cabinet full of tiny drawers— the catalogue.
You rifle through the index cards, attempting to locate the information you seek…