Small child who is going to grow up to be a snowflake (although he seems to be there already).
First, this is partly the fault of my coworkers, who occasionally hand out lollipops to small children. This little fellow knows it and demands one whenever he is in. Today was one of those days. Sorry, but...we don't have any lollipops. At all. None.
"But I waaaaaaannntt one."
"We don't have any today. I am sorry."
"But I waaaaaaaant one!"
Lather, Rinse, Repeat.
I was appalled that one of my coworkers suggested running to the store to get him some candy. "No," I told her. "This is a library. Not a candy store. He's going to have to get used to disappointment."
His mother didn't even say "Poindexter, you have asked and they said no. Please stop asking." Not once. She managed not to say we were mean for not having any, but she didn't manage to suggest to her child that perhaps he needed to listen when someone said "No."
Of course, she also feels compelled to walk behind our desk to look through new books and movies before we put them out, so...you can see the apple doesn't fall far from the tree....
If it were up to me, we would not be handing out goodies, but the boss has set a precedent.
Other than that, still lovin' this new job!