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    • The Library Beacon July - December, 1936

    • 1936-01 - 1936-06
    • "The Business Man And The Public Library," For the businessman the library should be considered the ultimate resource, especially in difficult economic times. Trained librarians could assist with searching various print resources from government...
    • 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 Jaysee Echo (Rochester, Minnesota), Volume 30, Number 11

    • 1963-03-25
    • The Jaysee Echo is a bi-weekly newspaper published by the students of Rochester Junior College. It includes summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc), articles on a variety of subjects, social events, and other topics of interest...
    • Rochester Community and Technical College
    • The Library Beacon October, 1929

    • 1929-10
    • Page 1. "Hale Memorial Merriam Park Branch," A sketch and description of the library are presented on the first page. Similar in size to the Hamline library it would be different in design. The library would have a collection of about 23,000...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon July - December, 1936

    • 1936-07 - 1936-12
    • Page 1. This would be the last issue of "The Library Beacon." It was the progenitor that would shine the way for library newsletters to follow. "Newspapers In The Public Library," Daily papers carried an importance that may not be appreciated by...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon September, 1929.

    • 1929-09
    • Page 1."Hale Memorial Hamline Branch Library," A sketch and description of the long delayed Hamline Branch Library graced the cover of this issue. The library was built with a working fireplace that remains in use to this day. Page 2. "Two New...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January, 1930

    • 1930-01
    • Page 1. "The Library And The Hospital," A black and white photograph depicts two hospital patients reading books. Near them is a book truck and hospital staff. Library service to hospitals was inaugurated in 1921. Service was provided to ten area...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon April, 1930

    • 1930-04
    • Page 1. "Book Drive Number," A black and white photograph on the cover, shows two employees mending library materials. Centered in the photograph is a book press. Announced was a campaign asking people of St. Paul to give 100,000 books to the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon April. 1932

    • 1932-04
    • Page 1. A black and white photograph of the St. Anthony Park Branch Library is on the cover. One of three Carnegie Branch Libraries, it experienced an increase in library card holders, book circulation and volume of materials added to the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon June, 1929

    • 1929-06
    • Page 1. "Continuing Education," Graduation is just the beginning of learning. For some graduates their formal education may be at an end. Fortunate are those who realize that their education has just begun. The public library existed to help the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon March, 1932

    • 1931-03
    • Page 1. "In The Public Library," This issue opened with a poem by William Dudley Foulke. "The Public Library," An article by Irving C. Pearce, Commissioner of Education. Mr. Pearce refers to the library as the great teacher. Page 2. "Your Library...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon April, 1931

    • 1931-04
    • Page 1. "A Day's Circulation At The Central Library," A black and white photograph shows the returned material waiting to processed and shelved. "Library Events In 1930." Two new branches opened. Book Gift Drive brought in more than 20,000 books...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon June 1930

    • 1930-06
    • Page 1. "The Periodical Room," A black and white photograph, taken from the second floor lobby showed a room with many readers. In this room bound magazines where found. Newspapers in 21 languages were available. The end of the room shows an arch...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon November, 1931

    • 1931-11
    • Page 1. "Riverview Branch Library," A black and white photograph shows the interior of the Riverview library. With a gift from the Carnegie Corporation, Riverview was built in 1917. Page 2. "Riverview Branch Library Activities," The library was the...
    • 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
    • The Library Beacon September, 1930

    • 1930-09
    • Page 1."The Circulation Room," A black and white photograph of a very busy room frozen in time. This was where library cards were issued, books checked out and returned. The card catalog was in this room as were open book shelves. A reference desk...
    • Saint Paul Public 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, 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
    • Minnesota Highways, February 1964

    • 1964-02
    • This issue covers the role of the Management Services Section, the role of roving inspection teams, and the expansion of the department library. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT 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 May, 1929.

    • 1929-05
    • Page 1. With this issue the library director issues an open letter "To Service Club Members," The Beacon intended to tell from month to month the great variety of the library's activities. The expectation was to have service clubs promote the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon May, 1931

    • 1931-05
    • Page 1. "Webster Wheelock, Librarian March 1,-- April 1, 1931," Black and white photograph of Mr. Wheelock. Page 2. "Webster Wheelock, Librarian," A text of Memorial Resolutions, St. Paul City Council, adopted April 4, 1931. "Advisory Library...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon September, 1931

    • 1931-09
    • Page 1. "Business Service In The Public Library," The Social Science Room was the destination for people with any type of business question. Care was taken to build strong collection of materials as evidenced by the questions listed. Page 2....
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon December, 1931

    • 1931-12
    • Page 1. "Children's Book Exhibit St. Paul Public Library," The emphasis was on Oriental literature, art and culture. Authentic Japanese lanterns, parasols, Persian shawls, shadow puppets were donated for the exhibit. Girl Scouts dressed in Oriental...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • Minnesota Highways, November 1965

    • 1965-11
    • This issue covers preparations for winter maintenance, the role of the District Right of Way Engineer, and Interstate 94 construction in downtown St. Paul. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-07-30

    • 1997-07-30
    • Volume 4, Number 10, Issue 165. 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  March, 1931

    • 1931-03
    • Page 1."Behind The Scenes In The Public Library," A glimpse of the work behind the scenes of the public library. Page 2. "St. Paul Reads More Books," Statistics showed that circulation of materials was at an increase in 1930. Projected budget for...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon January - March, 1934

    • 1934-01 - 1934-03
    • Page 1. "General Reference Room," The black and white photograph clearly shows how busy this and the Reading Room were. In 1933 both rooms recorded a total of 242,083 people. Many sought to enhance the job skills. Page 2."The Public Library In...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon October, 1930

    • 1930-10
    • Page 1. "The Catalog Room," A black and white photograph showed a scene that many library patrons knew little about. This very busy room was the Catalog Room. Thousands of catalog cards were produced for catalogs in the Central library and the...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon February, 1932

    • 1932-02
    • Page 1. "A George Washington Year," A black and white portrait of George Washington is on the cover. Celebrated was the two hundredth anniversary of Washington's birth. Page 2. "Portraits Of George Washington," The Fine Arts Room owned copies of...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon November, 1939

    • 1929-11
    • Page 1. "Serving The County," A black and white photograph shows a "book wagon" and children lining up to select books. The book wagon made three trips weekly carrying about 600 books and magazines to schools and stores for men, women and...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon  March, 1930

    • 1930-03
    • Page 1. "The Library In 1929," This issue was a statistical review of 1929. It was indeed a busy year. Authorization was granted for the Hamline and Merriam Park libraries. The library as a whole circulated 1,527,948 books. Branch Division in...
    • Saint Paul Public Library

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