American Public Library History News

Dr.  Wayne Wiegand’s Part of Our Lives:  A People’s History of the American Public Library (Oxford University Press, 2015) is now out in paperback (ISBN 978-0-19-066029-1).  Several vendors are selling this landmark study:

You can also watch a discussion by the author on CSPAN’s BookTV:

In addition, we have a new submission to the blog from Sarah Pultz, a student in the Master of Library and Information Science Program at San Jose State University and an elementary school library media technician as well as a Writing Coach at MiraCosta College.  Check out her interesting essay on the San Diego Public Library’s history in our Library Chronicles column.



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