Library Notes and News Volume 4

Library Notes and News Volume 4

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...a resident of Chatfield before the war, and raised Company A of the Second Minnesota volunteers, celebrated the 53rd anniversary of the departure of that company for Fort Snelling by presenting to the Chatfield library a set of the War of the Rebellion records in 130 v. Chisholm. It would do Mary Antin's heart good if she could visit the libraries on the Iron Range and see the use which the immigrants are making of these splendid institutions. In the six weeks from the opening of the library, May 15th to the end of June, 935 children and 504 adults were registered and 5,609 volumes were circulated. During July, 164 additional registrations were made, and the circulation was 3,336 Special days in the week are assigned to the children from various locations, in order to distribute the work evenly. The children may exchange books any day, but there is music for them on these special days, and a story hour. There are victrola concerts every Sunday afternoon, in which the music of many nations is used. Sometimes selections from an opera are given, and the story of the opera is told. The use of the beautifully equipped club rooms has been very gratifying. During the first two weeks the library was open, the office was used for five meetings, three meetings were held in the auditorium, there were small gatherings in the workroom on three occasions, four meetings were held in the women's club room and the game room was open ten evenings. Miss Haven, organizer for the Library Commission is spending the month of August in Chisholm assisting Miss Palmer in cataloging. Cloquet. The annual report of the Cloquet library shows a total circulation of 29,802, a gain of 4,175 volumes over the previous year, and an increase in the use of non-fiction of 8...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123675137X
  • 9781236751379