1923 Annual Report for the Lane Memorial Library
REPORT OF TREASURER AND LIBRARIAN
We have this day examined the foregoing account of S. Shaw, Librarian of the Public Library and find them well vouched for and correctly cast.
|CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS,
HOWELL M. LAMPREY,
STATISTICAL REPORT OF LIBRARIAN
Number of books replaced, 11.
Number of books catalogued (?); 79 volumes were rebound.
Below is given the number of books purchased in each class, and the cost of same:
Number of books issued to residents, 8,217; to non- residents, 502; magazines loaned, 295; making a total circulation of 9,014.
Largest number of volumes issued in one day, 185; smallest number, 12. Average per day, 87.
Number of different borrowers: residents, 210; non- residents, 46; total number of borrowers, 256.
On th6 tables in the reading room may be found 35 magazines as follows:
Popular Science, Radio News, Popular Mechanics, National Sportsman, Science and Invention, Harper’s Magazine, Century, Current History, Review of Reviews, Outlook, Literary Digest, World’s Work, National Geographic Magazine, Photo-Era Magazine, Woman’s Home Companion, McCall’s, Today’s Housewife, Life, Granite Monthly, St. Nicholas, Youth’s Companion, American Boy, Scientific American, American Magazine, American Botanist, Good Health, N. E. Homestead, American Fruit Grower, Bird Lore, American Child, The Union Signal, New Hampshire Issue, Exeter News-Letter, The Hampton’s Union, Telephone Topics and The Near East.
The back numbers of several magazines were given to the reading room and library of the Grammar School.
A letter of appreciation and thanks was received from the librarians.