|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
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.