Library Notes and News Volume 3

Library Notes and News Volume 3

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... and have failed to realize that the story hour utilized for good reading has far better results than twice that time devoted to inferior storytelling. She feels that the story teller is born, not made, and if one cannot tell a story well she might better read it. Miss Gaylord, children's librarian at Duluth, told of the success of this method in her library. Miss Bartleson, of the Minneapolis public library, outlined the story-hour work as conducted in the central library and some of the branches, especially dwelling on the plan carried out last year of a series of stories to explain the exhibits in the art gallery and museum. Miss Fernald then introduced Miss Flora Carr, now librarian at Mankato, who gave an account of the story-hour work in the Carnegie library at Pittsburg. In bringing the discussion to a close, the chairman called attention to an article by Miss Isabel Lawrence, of the St. Cloud Normal School on "How shall children be led to love good books" This is published in Public Libraries, April, 1906, and is full of suggestions as to what children enjoy at various stages of development. Miss Marie A. Todd, Superintendent of the Art Department, Minneapolis public ' library, gave a talk on the Use of pictures in libraries, illustrated with beautiful examples of the pictures from her collection. The entire paper appears on another page of this bulletin. A short business session followed. Mr. Utley urged the advantages of joining the A. L. A. and also presented the plan of afflliation between state and national associations. At his suggestion, a resolution was adopted giving the support of the M. L. A. to any plan of afiiliation which may be worked out by the A. L. A. committee. The adoption of the report of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236823672
  • 9781236823670