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illustrated.1913 Excerpt: ... Vol. 33 Nos. 8-9 (Monthly except
August) The City Library Association, Springfield, Massachusetts
LITERATURE: ART: SCIENCE THE SPRINGFIELD CITY LIBRARY BULLETIN FOl
SEPTEMBER: 1913 Library Privileges Do You Know About Them I No. 1.
The number of books, aside from fiction, that can be drawn on a
library card is not limited. Each reader can borrow at one time,
besides a novel, any reasonable number of other works. This
provision is intended to meet the needs of the student, the writer,
the omnivorous reader, and the person who can come to the library
only occasionally. Inquiries for information not requiring long
research are gladly answered over the telephone. Many business men
call up to ascertain an address in some other city, to learn
statistics of population, or similar facts. Questions in regard to
pronunciation, grammar, etiquette, quotations, authorship, dates of
various kinds, and current events are answered daily. Much of the
information can be quickly supplied from the dictionary, atlas,
encyclopedia, or other reference books. It is also possible to
renew books by telephone and to leave requests for books not. in.
The library's number is 470. Clean Book Campaign Large sums are
being spent by the library in replacing worn and soiled' books with
fresh copies. Not all the dilapidated volumes can be replaced at
once, but a determined effort is to be made to improve the
condition, of the collection as fast as funds permit. Have people
to-day as much respect as their forefathers had for a book, and do
the authorities hold them to as high a standard in the preserva-.
tion of public property? Here are a few significant extracts from
therecords of the "Second Library Company of Wilbraham" more than a
century ago, which are in the possession of Mrs. Charles...
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||246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
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