Library Staff at the Northwest Library’s First Summer Reading Program Celebration


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Library Staff at the Northwest Library’s First Summer Reading Program Celebration is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 4 in. x 6 in..

It was created on Thursday, August 1, 1996.

Worthington Libraries is the Contributor.

Worthington libraries staff members advertise for a performance by ventriloquist Rick Evans at an outdoor event held at the Northwest Library in its first year of being open. From left to right are Tom Slappy, Joan Taylor, Danna Armstrong and Sally Carton. A celebration of the library’s summer reading program, the event also featured face-painting and games.

The library system’s summer reading program and circulation statistics increased dramatically in 1996, the first year that the Northwest Library was open. In June 1996, more than 80,000 items were circulated at the Northwest Library alone, and total circulation for the library system as a whole increased 21 percent over June 1995. And by June 1996, 3500 children had signed up for the summer reading program, compared to 3010 the year before.

It covers the topics summer reading programs, libraries and celebrations.

It features the people Danna Armstrong, Rick Evans, Tom Slappy, Joan Taylor and Sally Carton.

It features the organization Northwest Library.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Libraries.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wpl0214.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on March 28, 2016. It was last updated June 29, 2019.