Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Groton Public Library Turns 50

Love the 'Chiclets'.

Link to June 20 The Day article, "Groton Public Library celebrates five decades".

Excerpt:  When the town's public library opened, with just about 6,000 books in its collection, the head librarian, Martha Hagerty, noticed a problem: People weren't returning the books they checked out.

"One day Mrs. Hagerty asked me and another lady to get in our cars and go knock on doors and try to get our books back," said Donna Clark, who worked in the library full-time in the late-1960s, then part-time through the '80s. "As you can imagine, we had a bit of trouble.

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