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Public documents of the State of Connecticut . ut all are glad of the cheerfulstory or the history written in a popular style. The Women of the FrenchCourt, Saint Armand, Queens of England, Strickland, Greens Eng-land, and Parkman are very popular. $200 a year, judiciously expended,will well support any library in a town of our size, and the solid booksare much more likely to be read when they are added gradually than ifalways old features on the shelves. The school possesses an Encyclo-paedia Britannica, besides three or four others owned in town ; hencethe library association did not invest

Public documents of the State of Connecticut . ut all are glad of the cheerfulstory or the history written in a popular style. The Women of the FrenchCourt, Saint Armand, Queens of England, Strickland, Greens Eng-land, and Parkman are very popular. $200 a year, judiciously expended,will well support any library in a town of our size, and the solid booksare much more likely to be read when they are added gradually than ifalways old features on the shelves. The school possesses an Encyclo-paedia Britannica, besides three or four others owned in town ; hencethe library association did not invest Stock Photo
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Public documents of the State of Connecticut . ut all are glad of the cheerfulstory or the history written in a popular style. The Women of the FrenchCourt, Saint Armand, Queens of England, Strickland, Greens Eng-land, and Parkman are very popular. $200 a year, judiciously expended, will well support any library in a town of our size, and the solid booksare much more likely to be read when they are added gradually than ifalways old features on the shelves. The school possesses an Encyclo-paedia Britannica, besides three or four others owned in town ; hencethe library association did not invest in any work of that nature. Sev-eral of the townspeople have been very active in getting donationsfrom time to time of books and magazines, and the interest and enthusi-asm is general and satisfactory. ... A gift of $250 has been re-ceived from a well-known former resident of the township, Mr. Tiffany ofNew York, and it is hoped that before long more can be added to thisin order to give the books a home of their own in a pretty library build-. DAVID M. HUNT LIBRARY, PALLS VILLAGE. HISTORY OF LIBRARIES. 20j ing as well as form an endowment fund. The means for the annualsupport at present are given in the table. In 1893, by act of legisla-ture, the active members were incorporated under the title of TheBrooklyn Town Library Association, the Honorable T. S. Marlorbeing president. In conclusion it may be stated that the two objects infounding the library (1, to create a center of general interest; 2, to pro-vide diversion and recreation for the quiet of country life) have certainlybeen accomplished. Canaan. — By her will Wealthy A. Hunt left to the town of Canaan thesum of $5, 000, $4, 000 for the erection of a library and school building, and $1, 000 for the purchase of books for the library. On October 12, 1889, a corporation was organized under the statute laws of the State of Con-necticut and called The David M. Hunt Library and School Associa-tion. The land on which to locate the

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