War Memorial Subcommittee Urge Library as War Memorial for RVC

Urge Library As War Memorial For RVC

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Title: War Memorial Subcommittee Urge Library as War Memorial for RVC
Description: This newspaper clipping details the desire for the Rockville Centre Library to be dedicated as a War Memorial. The war memorial subcommittee, of the village veterans committee made a push for a ‘living’ memorial to be erected in the form of a library in RVC.
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  June 24, 1947
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clipping
Type:  Document
Language: English
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New Library is Dedicated to T.R., Jr.

New Library is dedicated to T.R., Jr.

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Title: New Library is Dedicated to T.R., Jr.
Description: This newspaper article details the town of Oyster Bay dedicating their library to General Theodore Roosevelt Jr., who was killed on the Beaches of Normandy during World War 2. The library was renovated with help from the Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Memorial Fund, and stocked with help from Doubleday Publishing, who donated $2,000 worth of books and promised to do so for the next 10 years.
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  December 17, 1949
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clipping
Type:  Document
Language: English
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Children’s Room, Great Neck Library

Great Neck Library Children's Room photograph

This newspaper photograph depicts the Children’s Room @ Great Neck Library in action during the Christmas of 1939.

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Title: Children’s Room, Great Neck Library
Description: Newspaper Photo of Great Neck Children’s room to go with previous document
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  December 22, 1939
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clipping
Type:  Document
Language: English
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Librarians Hit Ban of Controversial Book

Librarians Hit Ban of 'Controversial' Book

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Title: Librarians Hit Ban of Controversial Book
Description: This article calls attention to the reaction of 14 Librarians who felt the NCLA did not go far enough in denouncing the State’s recommendation, to the New Hyde Park School Board, to ban the ‘controversial’ book “Russia” by Vernon Ives
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  circa 1950
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clipping
Type:  Document
Language: English
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This article calls attention to the reaction of 14 Librarians who felt the NCLA did not go far enough in denouncing the State’s recommendation, to the New Hyde Park School Board, to ban the ‘controversial’ book “Russia” by Vernon Ives

Librarians Plead for Facilities

Librarians Plead for Reference Facilities at Cultural Center

 

Librarians Plead for Facilities

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Title: Librarians Plead for Facilities
Description: This newspaper article sheds light on the desire, of Nassau County librarians, for a Reference Library at the JFK Educational, Civic, and Cultural Center.
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  December 14, 1967
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clipping
Type:  Document
Language: English
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Librarians to Discuss Book-Burning

Librarians To Discuss Book-Burning

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Title: Librarians to Discuss Book – Burning
Description: This newspaper article details the further steps the NCLA wanted to take in making a “freedom to read” statement, which was a response to the Book-Burning situation.
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  October 28, 1954
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clipping
Type:  Document
Language: English
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Library Goes to Branch Children

Library Goes to Branch Children

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Title: Library Goes to Branch Children
Description: This newspaper article and photo depicts the book truck utilized by the Peninsula library. This book truck, which served the Five Towns, brought books to the children during the summer months when school libraries were closed.
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  Circa 1930’s
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clipping
Type:  Document
Language: English
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Library Officials Denounce Book Ban

Library Officials Denounce Book Ban

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Title: Library Officials Denounce Book Ban
Description: This newspaper article highlights the NCLAs denouncement of the State Education Department and the New Hyde Park School Boards decision to ban the book “Russia” by Vernon Ives. Their position on the matter is that “As professional librarians, and library trustees, we condemn the banning of any book for being merely controversial.”
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  October 1, 1954
Physical Format: Newspaper Clippings
Type:  Document
Language: English
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Library Group Urges Complex

Library Group Urges Complex

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Title: Library Group Urges Complex
Description: This newspaper article highlights the NCLA’s push for a Central Reference Library at the JFK Educational, Civic, and Cultural Center.
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  December 7, 1967
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clippings
Type:  Document
Language: English
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Rockville Units to Discuss Memorial Library

Rockville Units to Discuss Memorial Library Plan

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Title: Rockville Units to Discuss Memorial Library
Description: This newspaper article highlights the discussion over the dedication of the Rockville Centre Library as a War Memorial.
NY Heritage Topic:  NCLA
Date of Original:  December 16, 1949
Physical Format:  Newspaper Clipping
Type:  Document
Language: English
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