1920 Annual Report for the Lane Memorial Library
REPORT OF TREASURER
|Hampton, N.H., February 19, 1921|
We have this day examined the foregoing account of S. Albert Shaw, treasurer, and find it well vouched and correctly cast.
|CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS,
HOWELL M. LAMPREY
STATISTICAL REPORT OF LIBRARIAN
The circulation has exceeded that of any previous year. 10,160 volumes were issued to residents and 326 to non—residents, making a total of 10,486. Average per day, 105 volumes. Number of borrower’s cards issued, 180.
It is gratifying to be able to report a gradual increase in the use of the reference department by the pupils of the [Hampton Academy &] High School.
The attendance in the reading room has been very good on Wednesdays and Thursdays. On other evenings the attendance is usually light.
On the tables the following periodicals may be found for 1921:
Harper’s Magazine, Century, Review of Reviews, Outlook, Literary Digest, American Botanist, Geographic Magazine, Popular Science, Science and Invention, Outing, St. Nicholas, Woman’s Home Companion, Today’s Housewife, McCall’s, Youth’s Companion, American Boy, Scientific American, Leslie’s Weekly, Bird Lore, Granite Monthly, World’s Work, Union Signal, New England Homestead, Exeter News—Letter and The Hamptons' Union.