Bulletin of the State Board of Education, Free Public Library Department Volume 11-20

Bulletin of the State Board of Education, Free Public Library Department Volume 11-20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... very branch when he was called into the Army. He writes from Camp, says the Branch Library News: --"It was very bad news you gave me about the Bond Street Branch Library. "This war has caused so many sufferings among the people that many a times a person would ask to himself if such things were true. For the last four or five years, I heard of many deprivations that humanity underwent and none has impressed me so much as did this last one; even if it is for a few folks which will not be able to find an open door in his neighborhood, or where to look for some thing with which cultivate their intellect. "An old and illustrous man once said: 'A house without a Library is a house without dignity.' So I think of those districts in that big Metropolis, where those libraries will be closed. "But I hope they will not be closed for ever, and that after we get through with the peace, we shall find ourselves working in a larger scale to help the poor to reach the thing which is most necessary for him and his education 'a Book.' A book means a lot to one who wants it." What's What Edited by Evelyn S. Lease Saturday night Dorothy was evidently delegated to do family errands. Here is her list of instructions found in one of the books returned to the library at that time. In it is graphically set forth an exposition of that favorite theme of the essayist, "The relation of literature to life" List Find out Dr. Lindsay's office hours 1 lb. margarine 2 undervests, ladies' size Get books at the library Stockings for Charlie, size 11 Garters for Papa 1 lb. Hamburg steak 1 can corn It would be much easier for Dorothy to do the library part of her errand if there were some device for designating the "size" of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236900588
  • 9781236900586