public library


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public library

n.
A noncommercial library often supported with public funds, intended for use by the general public.
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Noun1.public library - a nonprofit library maintained for public usepublic library - a nonprofit library maintained for public use
library - a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing
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A search of the shelves of almost any public library will bring to light a book entitled, "A Naturalist Among the Head Hunters.
I had found my way to the free public library, and was reading myself into nervous prostration.
He strolled up Bond Street or through the Burlington Arcade, and when he was tired went and sat down in the Park or in wet weather in the public library in St.
I suggested to Perry that we were in the public library of Phutra, but later, as he commenced to discover the key to their written language, he assured me that we were handling the ancient archives of the race.
Dr Hood treated his private book-shelf as if it were a public library.
By dint of constant repetition, however, these constitutional sights had very little more interest for me than so many parochial vestries; and I was glad to exchange this one for a lounge in a well-arranged public library of some ten thousand volumes, and a visit to a tobacco manufactory, where the workmen are all slaves.
This he had learnt from the fiction in his public library.
San Francisco Public Library is delighted to be able to offer our patrons Welcome to Me on the same day as its theatrical release, and we hope that this helps spread the word about hoopla digital," said Laura Lent, Chief of Collections & Technical Services at San Francisco Public Library.
Project The project is construction of new public library for Fulton Atlanta Public
The summer programme will be held between August 11 to September 5 at Al Safa Public Library, Al Mankhool Public Library, Al Rashidiya Public Library, Al Twar Public Library and Hatta Public Library.
The extent to which Aplis has contributed to public library advocacy, awareness, information sharing, and development during its 25 years is for others to judge.
Today, it is difficult to define the functions and cultural role of the public library since there is neither public law nor a national cultural strategy.
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