- Saint Paul Public Library (St. Paul, Minnesota)
- Date Created:
- 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 except in July and August, was to give the people of St. Paul information about their Library--what it is doing, what it hopes to do, and the many ways it serves individuals, different interests, groups and different activities scattered all over the fifty-four square miles comprised within the city limits and all over Ramsey County also. 'And What May This Be.' Request for the "The Library Beacon" for the year of 1935. An introduction to the publication. Page 2. "Something For Everybody," So many different groups to serve. The editor could only list a few : children, teachers, business managers, hospital patients, rural districts and so on. "Gifts to the Library," The director thanks those who so generously remembered the Library. Page 3. Lists the names of those who have donated materials. "Many-Sidedness," the editor states that " functions of the Public Library is to give light to the human mind so that its possessor may himself enjoy and give forth light." Page 4. "No Red Tape," The registration process of a library card is easy and the rewards are without boundaries." "Our Sporting Page," The editor reveals the process involved in the naming of this news letter.
- Contributing Institution:
- Saint Paul Public Library