DID YOU KNOW?

MINERAL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Superior Montana - Branches: Alberton & St. Regis

 

"Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book." - Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of US 1953-1961 (1890-1969)

 

-There are an estimated 122,566 libraries of all kinds in the United States
today. Over 9,000 of these are public libraries, and over 99,000 are School
Libraries.

-The majority of public libraries (85%) are public libraries connected to
some form of local government.


-The National Library Symbol, which depicts a generic human figure reading a
book, was originally designed by Ralph E. DeVore for use in the Western
Maryland Public Libraries. At the 1982 Annual Conference of the American
Library Association (ALA), the ALA Council officially endorsed the image.


"Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly
remembered." -
W. H. Auden, US (English-born) critic & poet (1907-1973)

 


Source: Did you know? Quotes and some Thoughts on
Books from Rifkin LibraryNotes