"Come in," he said, laying his book aside. He was, for once, not buried under paperwork, although that might change at any moment. As always. He wasn't terribly worried about letting the assistant librarian strong-arm him into any additional work, but neither was he very eager to learn exactly what sort of problems had been building up under Madam Pince's ever decreasing attentions.
He waved her to the chair on the opposite side of his desk when she entered. He might have been at leisure, but he still had next to no patience for pleasantries. "What exactly is it Madam Pince is refusing to hear, then?"