ERIC Number: EJ405626
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Public Librarianship: An Appreciation and a Profile.
Bobinski, George S.
Public Libraries, v28 n6 p355-57 Nov-Dec 1989
Briefly reviews the history of public libraries in the United States and discusses the features that make them distinctive from other libraries, including patrons served, objectives, services provided, collections, involvement in public relations and dependence on local financial support. It is argued that public libraries have a bright future, contrary to some predictions. (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A