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May 2, 1933


The W. L. Library Board met in regular session with Mrs. McQueen, Mrs. Emerick, Mr. Vawter, Prof. Creek and Mrs. Adams present.


The minutes of April 4th were read and approved. Bills totaling $281.97 were allowed and ordered paid.


A motion carried that all Board members should attend the District Library meeting to be held at Wells Memorial Library, Lafayette on June 2nd.


Report was made of the National Library Conference to be held in Chicago Oct. 16th-21st, 1933.


Mrs. Dickey reported the Library open 25 days with average daily circulation of 161 volumes.
Books on shelves total 8500.
Non fiction books circulated total 1093
Fiction books circulated total 4031
New Borrowers 25
Total registered borrowers 2502
Bank Bal. $1765.81.


Mrs. Dickey state it hard to collect fines but that she was pleased with the increased circulation of non-fiction. Mention was made of a new $15.00 book on Law Practice written by Roy Street of Lafayette.


A motion was made and carried to allow $10.00 for printing list of children’s books suggested for summer reading and distributed to all grade students in West Lafayette.


Meeting adjourned.


Mr. E. B. Vawter – Pres.
Idabelle Adams – Sec.

 

 

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