Tree thumbnailPrior to the accessibility and increasing professionalism of local libraries, libraries in historical societies fulfilled a unique need in communities.

David Kaser explains why the creation of libraries within smaller organizations is no longer necessary but provides tips for the special circumstances when small organizations see the need to create a library.

The author emphasizes the planning process for creating a library and provides guidance in determining how an organization will acquire donations, process gifts, and circulate its holdings.

Technical Leaflet #27 (1965)

The information in this Technical Leaflet has been updated in more recent publications. It has been indexed for historical purposes.