A Manual of Children's Libraries
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
W.C. Berwick Sayers