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ERIC Number: EJ465807
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0024-2519
L'Heure Joyeuse, The First Children's Library in France: Its Contribution to a New Paradigm for Public Libraries.
Maack, Mary Niles
Library Quarterly, v63 n3 p257-81 Jul 1993
Shows how l'Heure Joyeuse, a children's library started in Paris in 1923 as a gift from U.S. philanthropists, became a model of open-access, user-oriented public libraries. L'Heure Joyeuse's unique role in the development of public libraries in France from before 1900 to the present is described. (41 references) (EAM)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: France