The Library as an Agency of Culture

The Library as an Agency of Culture

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Libraries--public, school, and academic libraries--are ubiquitous cultural agencies. Yet how much do we know about the multiple ways that they serve and enrich our culture? These essays explore the role of the library in the life of the reader and the library as a place in the life of its users. Contributors are Thomas Augst, Ari Kelman, Elizabeth Jane Aikin, Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray, Christine Pawley, Juris Dilevko and Lisa Gottlieb, Jean L. Preer, Jacalyn Eddy, Benjamin Hufbauer, and Emily B. Todd.Margaret E. Monroe, Library Adult Education: The Biography of an Idea (New York, 1963). ... and Discussion Program in the New York Public Library, aquot; NYPL Archives, RG 6 Public Relations, Pro Samples 1949-1951 [hereafter Pro Samples ].

Title:The Library as an Agency of Culture
Author:Thomas Augst, Wayne A. Wiegand
Publisher:Univ of Wisconsin Press - 2001


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