In 1912: "Trustees and persons interested in libraries from different parts of the State have sought advice of the commission as to administration and the construction of library buildings."1
TODAY: In 2015, two full-time Library Building Specialists are employed by the MBLC.2
What else happened in 1912?
1. Twenty-third Report of the Free Public Library Commission of Massachusetts, 1913.
2. MBLC website [link].
3. www.history.com [link].
4. learning.blogs.nytimes.com [link].
5. www.massaflcio.org [link].
6. mlb.com [link].
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