1913 Annual Report for the Lane Memorial Library
REPORT OF LIBRARY COMMITTEE
We have this day examined the foregoing account of S. ALBERT SHAW, Librarian, and find it well vouched and correctly cast.
|CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS,
S. ALBERT SHAW,
WALTER J. PALMER,
|Hampton, February 19, 1914.|
Volumes have been presented as follows:
Albert Church, 1 volume; Mrs. Aiken, 1 volume; Mrs. Weeks, 1 volume; W C. T. U., 1 volume; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., 1 volume; Mrs. S. M. Ward, 2 volumes; Charles H. Lane, 8 volumes; Dr. S. M. Ward, 8 volumes; Perkins Post and Relief Corps, 10 volumes; State of New Hampshire, 12 volumes; Lucy Getchell, 53 volumes.
Number of volumes added by purchase, 144; by gift, 98, a total 242; number of volumes catalogued, 4,412.
Number of volumes issued for the year ending Feb. 15, 1914, 7,250.
Though there has been a slight decrease in the number of books issued, the attendance in the reading room has steadily increased which is very encouraging, especially so, as the majority of the patrons are young people.
On the tables may be found the following magazines and papers:
Harpers magazine, Century magazine, McClure’s magazine, Munsey’s magazine, McCall’s magazine, Review of Reviews, Life, Literary Digest, House and Garden, Physical Culture, Ladies’ Home Journal, Outing, Bird Lore, American Botanist, Popular Mechanics, Popular Electricity, Green’s Fruit Grower, Scientific American, London Ills. News, Leslie’s Weekly, Youth’s Companion, American Boy, Boston Post, Exeter News- Letter, Newburyport News, Portsmouth Times, The Hamptons Union, The Gospel Trumpet and The Union Signal.
|REV. JOHN A. ROSS,
S. ALBERT SHAW,
CHARLES M. BATCHELDER,