9780978160081

Local Library, Global Passport

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  • ISBN13:

    9780978160081

  • ISBN10:

    0978160088

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-06
  • Publisher: Blue Butterfly Book Pub Inc
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Summary

This Story of one Canadian Town's Library reveals universal patterns in love for reading and battles for books as librarians, politicians, architects, educators, philanthropists and avid book readers mix it up for more than a century. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

A Portal to the Worldp. x
Forewordp. xiii
Prefacep. xvii
Passport to a Larger Worldp. 1
Books in the Bushp. 18
Early Library Beginningsp. 32
Saga of the Mechanics' Institute Libraryp. 49
Democratizing the Bracebridge Libraryp. 63
The Patron Saint of Librariesp. 76
Seeking a Carnegie Libraryp. 91
Building a Carnegie Libraryp. 123
A Library through Times of War and Depressionp. 141
Everything Old is New Againp. 193
Librarian Dynamics, Dynamic Librariansp. 257
Shhh! Children in the Libraryp. 285
The Library and the Schoolsp. 304
Prisoners of the Libraryp. 315
Always the Book, Never the Bookp. 325
A Library of the Futurep. 334
Creditsp. 344
Sourcesp. 347
Notesp. 351
Indexp. 354
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