Browse 1977: Children's Services of Public Libraries by Title

  • Rollock, Barbara (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    This paper is intended to trace the influences that affect children's services and to indicate what is and might be included in services to children in large metropolitan libraries. Children are defined here not as a ...

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  • Kellman, Amy (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    According to Althea Warren in a 1939 report, a "medium-sized" public library is a library in a town with a population of 35,000 to 100,000.* A more contemporary statistical definition by Leon Carnovsky and Howard Winger, ...

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  • Lamont, Bridget L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss both state library agency services and children's services in small public libraries. I will present my perspective on some of the realities of these two institutions today and ...

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  • Rollock, Barbara (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    It was remembrance of childhood experiences in the library that prompted author Bel Kaufman to write in defense of libraries: "It seems to me that especially now, when there are so many people in our city [New York] whose ...

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  • Kellman, Amy (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    6 'Children in the library/ stand no longer by your knee./ Children turning page on page/ are not children, have no age./ Have no heed, no hand to take;/ go at will, with whom they like." These lines from Norma Farber's poem ...

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  • Summary 
    Goldhor, Herbert (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    This has been a very worthwhile institute, and it is now my task to summarize what has been said here. For a number of years I was a public librarian but never a children's librarian; I am greatly interested in children's ...

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  • Canney, George F. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1977)
    Teaching children to read has been a central focus of our educational system for over 350 years. Despite the variety of subjects treated in school, reading usually has been viewed as the most prominent of "the three ...

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