|"RETRENCHMENT is in order," some library trustees are reported to have said, both in relation to current expenditures from a normal budget and in connection with the request budget for the coming year. Do these trustees and the public officials know of the heavy increase in reading-room use and book circulation that is universally reported due to enforced leisure and reduction of personal expenditures for commercial recreation? >>more...>>
Title: The Challenge of the Depression
Author: Merrill, Julia Wright
Publication: Bulletin of the American Library Association
Date: December, 1931
Publisher: American Library Association
Permissions: Permission granted for non-commercial, educational purposes by The American Library Association
Notes: Vol. 25, No. 12 (Dec., 1931), p. 703.