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Object Name Typescript
Object ID 14.04
Search Terms library
fundraising
recollections
volunteer
Date 02/12/1974
Scope & Content The history of the library, compiled by Alice Rice; the library began in the Captiva Community Center, but islanders kept adding books, so new building was needed; funds only came from islanders (no outside sources).
The library was built on Association's own property, dedicated on February 1, 1970; 3000 books on the shelves at this time, includes list of volunteers.
Continuation of history by Alice Rice; list of librarians, story hour was created, books come from Josten rentals, State, and Lee County libraries, shelves updated based on monthly themes.
News Press has requested a weekly list of new books, new: books in large print, list of volunteers.
People Adams, Josiah
Collins, Henry
Dunham, Arthur
Ellist, W. Burton
Fisher, Henry
Frazer, Thomas W.
Hemphill, Robert
Holland, Hudson
Holtz, Marshall
Jones, Dewitt
Kessler, Robert
McCord, Max
Mills, Parker
Plume, Gladys
Racek, John
Reddy, Michael
Rice, Arthur
Roberts, Hervey
Schnelle, Gary
Schultz, Will
Seymour, Dorothy
Sparkes, Mrs. Alice
Steyaart, Charles
Suttle, Bernice
Weil, Maurice
Wightman, Karl