Handbook of the State Library Commission for the State of Delaware

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1902 - Library legislation - 88 pages
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Page 47 - Dreams, books are each a world ; and books we know Are a substantial world, both pure and pood, Round these with tendrils strong as flesh and blood Our pastime and our happiness will grow. WORDSWORTH.
Page 6 - at the first election, three members shall be elected for one year, three for two years and three for three years, and annually thereafter three
Page 31 - room. Windows in a book room should be placed opposite the intervals between book-cases. In a circulating library the books most in use should be shelved in floor cases close to the delivery desk. A space of at least five feet should be left between floor cases. (If the public is excluded,
Page 31 - The rooms for public use should be so arranged as to allow complete supervision with the fewest possible attendants. There should be throughout as much natural light as possible. Windows should extend up to the ceiling to light thoroughly the upper part of
Page 47 - Round these with tendrils strong as flesh and blood Our pastime and our happiness will grow. WORDSWORTH.
Page 39 - 1. By organization and force of numbers to effect needed reforms and improvements most of which could not be brought about by individual effort. 3. By discussion and comparison to utilize the combined
Page 15 - library should be urged through the local press, upon the platform and by private appeals. Include in the canvass all citizens irrespective of creed, business or politics, whether educated or illiterate. To ignore any class is to imply its indifference to education and frequently to make its leaders hostile when they might
Page 45 - to pay promptly any fines due from me for over-detention of books, or for injuries of any kind beyond reasonable wear to any book while it is charged to me. Persons less than 10 years of age, or residing outside the locality to which the library is lent, shall be entitled to the same privileges when their agreements are

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