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1st Edition

A Manual of Children's Libraries

  • Available for pre-order on May 25, 2023. Item will ship after June 15, 2023
ISBN 9781032135960
June 15, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
282 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1932, is a guide to the details required of a successful children’s library, not just the books and catalogue, but also the different staffing needs of a collection aimed purely at children.

Table of Contents

Part 1. The Book  1. Children’s Books of the Past  2. What Children Read Today  3. The Book as Craftsmanship  4. Book Selection and Accession  5. The Care of Books  6. Bookbinding  Part 2. The Children’s Library  7. Making the Children’s Library  8. The Equipment of the Library  9. The Arrangement of Books  10. The Catalogue and How to Make It  Part 3. The Librarian’s Work  11. The Librarian and the Work of the Library  12. Teaching the Use of the Library  13. Lectures  14. The Story Hour  15. Readings, Dramatic Readings and Player Clubs  16. Exhibitions, Illustration Collections  17. Publicity and Publications and the Relationships of the Library  18. School Libraries – General  19. School Libraries – Municipal  20. A Word with the Children’s Librarian

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W.C. Berwick Sayers