Report of the Board of Directors Volume 1-25

Report of the Board of Directors Volume 1-25

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...issue, --142,637 Number of art studies issued, --694 Sunday attendance, .... 10,011 Number of Periodicals in Reading Room, --179 Number of Non-resident Members, --11 New members added during the year, -1,148 Total number of members re-registered, --8,605 LIBRARY FUND. June 1, 1896. DR. To balance June 1st, 1895, $12,475 55 City appropriation for 1896-97, -14,211 96 Total $26,687 51 Cr. By books, $2,954 54 "binding, --878 45 "light, --1,321 75 "periodicals, --814 58 "printing, -552 89 "coal, -718 50 "repairs, painting, furniture, etc. 1,182 59 "supplies, shipping, etc.-368 42 "insurance, ---218 10 "salaries, 6,926 86 "balance to meet expenses to April, 1897, 11,750 83 Total, -$26,687 51 STATEMENT OF DIRECTORS. AS TRUSTEES OF THE BURROUGHS' PUBLIC LIliRARY BUILDING. Dn. Balance from June 1st, 1895, $25 99 Receipts from rents, -4,757 09 Rebates of interest, --29 63 Cash from fines, sales of catalogues, etc. 461 01 Receipts from steam and water service, 125 00 Legacy of Francis Ives, -1,000 00 Total, The past year of the Library has been one of steady progress along regularly defined lines. The cordial relations of the institution with all other educational efforts in the city remain unchanged, and the constant additions of important works to its shelves enable it every year to aid them more effectively. The plan of issuing two books on each card, instead of one as heretofore, has proved very satisfactory. Many members have applied for the privilege and the proviso that only one of these books may be a work of fiction has been cheerfully accepted. Not only has the change been appreciated by members of literary societies, pupils of public and private schools and other students, but it has also proved a great more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236548647
  • 9781236548641