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Rural-School Libraries

by A. B. Graham - 1911

More than half a century ago provision was made at great expense for public libraries in rural communities. These were to be kept at district schoolhouses. Although great care was taken to select books that would be both entertaining and instructive, the collection was not what we would call the best, for this movement was one of those much-needed movements that came long before the people were ready for it or before much thought had been given to the writing of books for children. In this collection of books were found volumes on agriculture and other industries. Those who read these volumes were much helped by the science information of the time.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 10, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 12 Number 7, 1911, p. 34-43
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21100, Date Accessed: 5/13/2021 5:38:39 PM

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