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    • The Library Beacon May, 1932

    • 1932-05
    • Page 1. "The Library" A poem by Pearl Gertrude Carlson, of what the library means to society. "The Library's Usefulness In Hard Times," The library was a refuge from the storm. In 1931 the library circulated 1,647,468 items. Subjects studied...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • This is Your Community, Redwood Falls, Minnesota

    • 1963-07 - 1963-08
    • The photos and text of this photographic essay of the city of Redwood Falls were compiled in support of Redwood Falls as the site of a new state college in southwestern Minnesota.
    • Striegel Archives, Southwest Minnesota State University
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-09-17

    • 1997-09-17
    • Volume 4, Number 17, Issue 172. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • The Library Beacon October, 1931

    • 1931-10
    • Page 1. "Mrs. Jennie T. Jennings, Librarian," The black and white photograph is that of Mrs. J.T. Jennings, Director of the Library. It was Mrs. Jennings who brought the library through the darkest period of the Great Depression. Page 2. "The New...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January - June, 1935.

    • 1935-01 - 1935-06
    • (This issue was made possible by donation.) Page 1, "Why A Clippings Collection In The Public Library?" New or rare information was collected to answer inquires form customers. All four reference departments provide clipping files which could be...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon November, 1930

    • 1930-11
    • Page 1. "Exhibition Room," A black and white photograph shows the room with books displayed for the Children's Book Fair. Girl Scouts dressed in the folk costumes of various nations acted as guides for visitors. Page 2. "The Hamline Branch Opens,"...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1995-02-15

    • 1995-02-15
    • Volume 1, Issue 39. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St....
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • The Library Beacon July - December, 1935

    • 1935-07 - 1935-12
    • Page 1. "Books People Want To Read," The editor provided a brief list of the most popular titles. "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by Lawrence of Arabia ranked highest. "Life With Father" by Clarence Day provided the much needed humor people sought for....
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon December, 1930

    • 1930-12
    • Page 1. "Hale Memorial Merriam Park Branch," A black and white photograph shows the new Merriam Park Branch on Marshall Avenue, formally opened on November 20, 1930. Page 2. "Don't Be Bashful!" The spirit of service should be first for every...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January, 1931

    • 1931-01
    • Page 1. "The New Year," A poem by Horatio Nelson Powers ushers in the new year. A black and white photograph shows Rice Park in winter. The fir tree had a star on it. Page 2. "Librarianship," The editor reflects upon the many skills and types of...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January - March, 1933

    • 1933-01 - 1933-03
    • Page 1. "The Open Door - Your Opportunity," A sketch showed the main entrance of the library. In 1932 more than one million seven hundred thousand books were borrowed. At the bottom of the page is a plea to "Keep The Library Doors Open," Page 2....
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January, 1932

    • 1931-01
    • Page 1. "Events In The History Of Your Library," A black and white photograph of the library as taken from the current location of 4th and Washington Streets. A chronology of key dates in the history of the library,1856 to 1931. Page 2. "St. Paul...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon February, 1931

    • 1931-02
    • Page 1. "Bringing Books to Everybody," At this point there were five branch libraries in service. To serve people at other locations neighborhood stations were in operation across the city. These stations were operated one or two days a week. Some...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon  April - June, 1933

    • 1933-04 - 1933-06
    • Page 1. "Mending The Library's Books," A black and white photograph shows staff mending books. Some 40,000 books were mended annually. Page 2. "What Price Carelessness?" A request for patrons to treat books with care and all will benefit. "An...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon July - December, 1933

    • 1933-07 - 1933-12
    • Page 1. "Our Aim: Books For Every Child In Saint Paul Schools," A black and white photograph shows the School Division hard at work. The area shown in the photograph is now part of the Children's Room. "Selecting Books For Classroom Libraries,"...
    • Saint Paul Public Library

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