Report Volume 1-8

Report Volume 1-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...which is open to the public two days iu a week, and is also used in connection with the study of natural science in the schools. The regular library force consists of a librarian, five assistants and a janitor. In addition to these, some six or eight boys are employed by the hour, during a portion of each day. The amount paid in salaries last year was $6,364. The library is open on Monday, from 12 M. to 9 p.at., and on every other week-day, except the legal holidays, from 10 A.m. to 9 P.m. The reading room is open at the same hours as the library on week days, and is also open on Sundays, from 1 to 6 P.m. It is also open on holidays, at the regular hours. The following are the present officers of the City Library Association: president, Ephraim W. Bond; vice-president, James A. Rumrill; clerk and librarian, William Rice; treasurer, H. H. Bowman; board of directors, D. B. Wesson, Samuel Bowles, James Kirkbam, George H. Deane, John B. Stebbins, Azariah B. Harris, O. H. Greenleaf, John Olmstead, Nathan D. Bill and Horace Smith. The mayor, president of the common council and superintendent of schools are members of the board of directors ex officio. Auditors, J. H. Appleton, R. F. Hawkins; librarian, William Rice; assistants, Alice Shepard, William C. Stone, C. Belle Woodman, Mary Medlicott, Julia E. Smith; janitor, S. Stebbins. STERLING. The town, at its annual meeting, March 6, 1871, laid the foundation of the Sterling Public Library, by appropriating $300 for the purchase of books, and choosing a library committee. It has received donations of books from A. K. Loring of Boston, and cash donations as follows: James T. Allen of New York, $300; William Frederick Holcombe, M.D., of New York, $100; Rev. George Putnam, D.D., of Roxbury, Mass., $100;...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236638697
  • 9781236638694