Texas Libraries Volume 1, Nos. 1-9

Texas Libraries Volume 1, Nos. 1-9

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... is open to the public on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons of each week, and is well patronized, having an average circulation of more than fifty volumes a month. The library building contains the only public hall in the town suitable for public functions, and is well patronized by home folks and traveling entertainments. Its affairs are in the hands of an efficient and courteous set of officers: Mr. A. R. Wiltsie, president; Miss Kathleen Bradford, secretary; Mrs. O. E. Wiltsie, librarian. The library enterprise is an index to Seabrook's capacity for such service, and we may expect to sec her "rise up and build" other and even greater things than those, until she hall become as "a city that is set upon n hill."--Soabrook item in La Porte Chronicle, April 2, 1914. Sherman. Our building was to front north on an unpaved street and one that is poorly improved, this beine on account of the-hape of the lot, being 115 on north side and 75 feet on west side. They had legun to take out dirt preparatory for the foundation when some enterprising citizens got together and bought the lot next to the library lot on the south and sold the library 25 feet adjoining it, making our lot now 115 feet north and 100 feet west. This chances our front to the west and on a paved street, and one that is much better improved. Stamford. On last Saturday a shipment of about sixty new books was received at Stain-ford"s Carnegie Library. These have been placed and catalogued and are now ready for service bv the public.--Stamford Observer, April 23, 1914. It has been decided to be best to make a change in the hours at the library. Morning hours will remain the same, namely, 9 to 12:30, but the afternoon hours will be from 3 to 6 p. m. Change...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892976
  • 9781236892973