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An illustration depicting the Junto, a literary society formed by Franklin in 1727.
â€œFree To All,â€ is chiseled in old, non-digitized stone over the main entrance to the Boston Public Library; and in the words of Thomas Jefferson, carved in un -photoshopped gilded letters on the mantle of the Â super secret Trusteesâ€™ Room … Continue reading
Finally. As a fan of libraries and their advocates, I recently wrote about pioneering Maryland Librarian Mary Titcomb – who developed the idea for the first mobile libraries back in 1905 – and provided a brief history of the bookmobile … Continue reading
A gold medal in the Librarian Olympics goes to Mary Titcomb. Born in Framingham NH in 1857, Mary Titcomb was an originator in Library and Information Science and a tireless and inspired advocate of library outreach. As the first librarian … Continue reading