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Library Publicity April 1962 - April 1968

Description

Highlights include: Dedication of the new library building on Bruce Avenue; Merger of the Harrison Public Library and Silver Lake Free Library in 1967; Growth of library collections and increased service hours; Growth of library programming on issues relevant to the time including youth problems, women’s issues, and economic issues; Meetings regarding the formation of a Friends of the Library group; The Harrison Chapter of UNICO’s contribution of funds to establish the Italian culture section in the library beginning in 1962; Harrison Garden Club’s contributions to the beautification of the library, both inside and outside; Addition of the Docustat machine for public use. Notable people include: Edith DiPace, Library Board President, William H. Van Braam, Library Director, Mrs. Florence C. Monaghan, the first children’s librarian, and Buster Crabbe.

Creator

Harrison Public Library

Date

1962-04 - 1968-04

Subject

Harrison Public Library

Publisher

Harrison Public Library

Type

Text

Format

Scrapbook 17.5” x 12.5”

Language

en-US

Rights

This material may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Fair use of this content is permitted as defined by copyright law. Responsibility for determining fair use lies with the user. The user is responsible for any claims that may arise.

Citation

Harrison Public Library, “Library Publicity April 1962 - April 1968,” Harrison Remembers, accessed August 13, 2022, https://www.harrisonpl.org/harrison-remembers/items/show/249.

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