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WHEN I think of library statistics, certain ones stand out in my mind more than cold figures on a page--the 45,000,000 people of the United States without local access to a public library. What a waste of library resources, as democratic and social forces, when we stop for a moment to consider that one book in the hands of one person can be a democratic and social force!  >>more...>>

Title:     The Library As a Social and Democratic Force
Author:    Graham, Frank P.
Publication:     Bulletin of the American Library Association
Date:     December, 1936

Publisher:     American Library Association
Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Libraries
Permissions:     Permission granted for non-commercial, educational purposes by The American Library Association

Notes:     Vol. 30, No. 12 (Dec., 1936), p. 987.
Graham was President of the University of North Carolina.