"Problem with hiring me?" I repeated, hoping I didn't sound as shaky as I felt.
"Unfortunately, yes," Mrs. Grant responded. "In order for you to be employed and paid by the library, we must enter your information in our system. The same is true for Chloe. When we entered your information Woody, we noticed you owed $1.14 in overdue book fees."
"Oh, no! It must have been when I kept those Inspector Gadget books too long. Mrs. Grant, if I pay the fee today, can I still get the job?"