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Leisure and the rise of the public library

Robert Snape

Leisure and the rise of the public library

by Robert Snape

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Published by Library Association Publishing in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public libraries -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Fiction in libraries -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Leisure -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Snape.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19910489M
    ISBN 10185604131X

    The Seminole County Public Library has o electronic books (eBooks) in our online eBook collection. Note: This service does not have the capability to download to any ebook readers. Each time you wish to access an eBook you must first log in using your 14 digit library card number.   The New York Public Library has announced its list of the most checked-out books in its year history. You might be surprised to learn that the most popular title is a children’s picture book.

    Quick library search: Limit by: Owned by Bettendorf Public Library No limits On Shelf at a RiverShare Library Books Music Sound Recording Nonmusical Sound Recording Video.   What’s more, the number of books lent by public libraries fell by 20% to m over the same period, mainly due to a decrease in the number of borrowers – by % to : Frankie Wilson.

      Digital check-outs have massively increased since the library closed to the public, Palfrey said. Just one book provider had 2, more check-outs compared to the same time last : William Dean, The Dominion Post. Advocacy & Public Policy; Banned & Challenged Books; Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Intellectual Freedom Leisure Role of Public Libraries: User Views: Publication Type: Journal Article: Authors: Hayes, E, Morris, A: Impact Statement: The value of the UK's public library service in providing leisure opportunities from a user point of view.


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