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    • 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 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 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 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
    • 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 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
    • The Library Beacon, March, 1929

    • 1929-03
    • The first issue of The Library Beacon to be published. Page 1. "The Library Beacon" was published under the direction of Webster Wheelock, the library director. "In brief, the purpose of this little publication, which we intend to issue monthly...
    • 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 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 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
    • Biennial Report of the State Public Library Commission of Minnesota

    • 1899 - 1924
    • Published as: Biennial Report of the State Public Library Commission of Minnesota, First to Third, 1899/1900 - 1903/1904; Minnesota Public Library Commission Biennial Report, Fourth to Tenth, 1905/1906 - 1916/1918; Biennial Report, Library Division...
    • Division of State Library Services, Minnesota Department of Education
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • Workers who read, Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1920
    • A typewritten note attached to the photo reads: "Workers Who Read -- Since 1905 the Library has given service to telephone operators, firemen, clerks, streetcar employees and many other groups who find it difficult to get to the Central or branch...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections 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 June, 1932

    • 1932-06
    • Page 1. A black and white photograph of the Third Street Entrance And Court is shown. The street is now known as Kellogg Boulevard. "Summer Reading," The hours were shortened by budget reductions. One could have a Vacation card and keep a book for...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • The Library Beacon  April, 1929

    • 1929-04
    • Page 1. This issue begins with the title, "A Helpful Gift," It describes a Trust fund established by Mrs. James H. Skinner and her son. Also mentioned were the bequests by Judge Greenleaf Clark and Judge Henry Hale. Page 2. "A Unique Experiment,"...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • Mail-a-book patron, East Central Regional Library, Minnesota

    • 1945 - 1960
    • A patron of the East Central Regional Library receives his Mail-a-Book delivery. Founded in 1959, ECRL is the is the oldest existing regional public library system in Minnesota. Headquartered in Cambridge, it is a consolidated library system with...
    • East Central Regional Library
    • Working with film, East Central Regional Library, Cambridge, Minnesota

    • 1975
    • The 16mm films and projectors required continual maintenance. Here, Ron McGriff, assistant director, and Alzina Stone, film coordinator, troubleshoot a problem at theEast Central Regional Library Headquarters in 1976. Founded in 1959, ECRL is the...
    • East Central Regional Library

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