Main Street public library : community places and reading spaces in the rural heartland, 1876-1956 / by Wayne A. Wiegand.
The United States has more public libraries than it has McDonald & rsquo;s restaurants.℗¡By any measure, the American public library is a heavily used and ubiquitous institution. Popular thinking identifies the public library as a neutral agency that protects democratic ideals by guarding agains...
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|Series:||Iowa and the Midwest experience.