ERIC Number: EJ345864
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Early Public Library Work with Children.
McNamara, Shelley G.
Top of the News, v43 n1 p59-72 Fall 1986
Examines the first libraries established for children in the United States between 1876 and 1900 and discusses various definitions of "children" and "library" as used by early writers. Specific examples of different configurations for children's libraries are described, from book collections without buildings, to separate rooms with professional staffs. (EM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
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