The Library That Would Not Die: The Turbulent History of the Reading Public Library Louis J. Heizmann

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Published: 1988

Hardcover

144 pages


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The Library That Would Not Die: The Turbulent History of the Reading Public Library  by  Louis J. Heizmann

The Library That Would Not Die: The Turbulent History of the Reading Public Library by Louis J. Heizmann
1988 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 144 pages | ISBN: | 9.13 Mb

For 75 years the Reading Public Library has touched the lives of thousands of men, women, and children in Reading and Berks County, PA. Founded as an English subscription library house in the librarians home in 1763, it is the 5th oldest library inMoreFor 75 years the Reading Public Library has touched the lives of thousands of men, women, and children in Reading and Berks County, PA.

Founded as an English subscription library house in the librarians home in 1763, it is the 5th oldest library in the nation.Compiled by two writers from two different generations, THE LIBRARY THAT WOULD NOT DIE is a fact-filled account of the librarys exciting, often turbulent, history and the many groups and individuals instrumental in its development. Today, operating through the main building, three branches, and two bookmobiles, the Reading Public Library provides city and county residents with hundreds of thousands of books, records, tapes, and magazines. THE LIBRARY THAT WOULD NOT DIE carefully chronicles the unique history of one of the areas oldest institutions.



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