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2 edition of development of public libraries in Ontario, 1851-1951. found in the catalog.

development of public libraries in Ontario, 1851-1951.

Tamara E. Grad

development of public libraries in Ontario, 1851-1951.

by Tamara E. Grad

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Published by [s.n.] in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Ontario.,
  • Libraries -- History.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 67 l.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21124375M

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Free Books for All provides a detailed and reflective account of the people. groups, communities, and ideas that shaped library development in the decades between andfrom Egerton Ryerson to George Locke, from Mechanics Institutes to renovated Carnegie libraries.

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Did you know: Ontario’s first free public libraries were established in Toronto and Guelph in Between andOntario libraries were constructed with more than $ million in funding from American businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.; Over million Ontarians, or nearly 33 per cent of the population, hold a public library card.

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However, the development of the public library as it is known today was a slow evolution through a variety of forms, in response to the geographic, economic, cultural and demographic conditions of each province.

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