The Library Beacon
St Paul Public Libray
Volume VI APRIL-JUNE, 1934 Number 2
FOR SUMMER READERS
A PLEASANT PLACE TO READ OR STUDY
The Public Library offers to summer readers many advantages.
Fewer books are "out" in circulation than during the school year, hence
they are more likely to find the books they want. If the demand is sufficient, additional copies of worthwhile books will be added.
A great deal of steady work is going on in the Reference Room. Recent high school graduates pore over college catalogs; summer school
students have found the Library a quiet, cool place in which to study;
club women are consulting us about their fall programs, and it is interesting to note how many are taking up the study of Minnesota history and
pioneer life. Tourists and travellers, in planning their journeys, are asking for books of travel, road guides and maps.
New books are being ordered now for the fall. University and college
teachers should tell us now what they need for their particular li