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By Christine M. Keresztury

For the 1st time, a library background is concentrated at the method during which libraries of all types have constructed inside of a unmarried country. the expansion of public libraries, the country library, university libraries, educational libraries, and certain libraries are all thought of during this one quantity. New Jersey's library historical past stretches again into the mid-18th century with the improvement of a small publication assortment by means of the colonial government.

In addition to the neighborhood occasions that formed the expansion of libraries in New Jersey, this background additionally touches at the robust nationwide developments that have been at paintings, which hyperlink New Jersey's improvement to related occurrences in different states. therefore, to learn the tale of libraries in New Jersey is usually to start to appreciate the expansion of libraries during the nation.

This quantity follows an past historical past, A historical past of recent Jersey Libraries, 1750-1996, and maintains the recent Jersey tale ahead to today.

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