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Public library services for the poor

Glen E. Holt

Public library services for the poor

doing all we can

by Glen E. Holt

  • 11 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and the poor -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGlen E. Holt and Leslie Edmonds Holt.
    ContributionsHolt, Leslie Edmonds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ711.92.P66 H65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23936445M
    ISBN 109780838910504
    LC Control Number2009045798

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Among public institutions, the library has great potential for helping the poor and disenfranchised. For many, the library is the only refuge for information, literacy, entertainment, language skills, employment help, free computer use and even safety and shelter. Experts Glen and Leslie Holt, with decades of service to inner city communities between them, challenge librarians.

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Contact: Jill Davis ALA Editions ext. [email protected] NEWS For Immediate Release April 6, CHICAGO – ALA Editions, the publishing imprint of the American Library Association, announces the release of “ Public Library Services for the Poor: Doing All We Can,” by Leslie Edmonds Holt & Glen E.

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