Safe from the Temptations of Public Libraries

In a letter published in Library Journal in 1908 U.K. librarian James Duff Brown was puzzled by comparisons of British and American public library statistics. He noticed that the number of registered borrowers per capita among prominent U.S. libraries seemed inordinately high when compared with British libraries. 1907 statistics for East Orange, NJ indicated that… Read More Safe from the Temptations of Public Libraries