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Manual of public libraries, institutions, and societies

in the United States, and British provinces of North America.

by William Jones Rhees

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Published by J.B. Lippincott & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries -- United States,
    • Libraries -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      Based partly upon Jewett"s Notices of public libraries in the United States, 1851, partly upon information obtained through circulars issued by the Smithsonian Institution. Most of the notices are dated 1857 and 1858.

      StatementBy William J. Rhees, chief clerk of the Smithsonian Institution.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ731 .R46
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 687 p.
      Number of Pages687
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6937678M
      LC Control Number04005887
      OCLC/WorldCa3991453

      (The other three are the Toronto Public Library, the New York Public Library, and the Los Angeles Public Library system that serves the city of L.A.) The county has 86 library facilities (plus three bookmobiles) that collectively serve about million residents; the system covers some 3, square miles and 49 cities. The role of the library as a community gathering place was stressed repeatedly at focus group sessions. Whether discussing concerts, classes, and other events, book clubs and other social groups, or simply a forum where people could come and sit, talk, and read, quite a few people expressed their appreciation that libraries stand alone in many communities as a gathering place.

      Modern public libraries were established with the passing of the first Public Libraries Act in How to Find Out About Local Government is a guide to sources of information on local government in Britain, including libraries and record offices, public relations and information bureaux, and societies and institutions. societies and. how to make the best use of a library and how to develop skills in the use of printed and electronic media. Public libraries have a special responsibility to support the process of learning to read, and to promote books and other media for children. The library File Size: KB.

      This manual has been designed as a practical guide to quantifying and measuring the results, or outputs, of public library service to children. The basic output measures presented are tailored to reflect library services to children (defined as persons 14 years old and younger) and their care givers. Six categories of measures are presented: (1) library use (children's library visits per child Cited by: Library Policy Manual By Idaho State law, our Board of Trustees is responsible for setting library policy and hiring the library's director. Library policies are reviewed on an annual basis and revised as necessary by the Board.


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