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By Christine M. Keresztury

For the 1st time, a library heritage is targeted at the approach during which libraries of all types have constructed inside of a unmarried country. the expansion of public libraries, the kingdom library, tuition libraries, educational libraries, and detailed libraries are all thought of during this one quantity. New Jersey's library historical past stretches again into the mid-18th century with the advance of a small publication assortment by way 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 tendencies that have been at paintings, which hyperlink New Jersey's improvement to comparable occurrences in different states. hence, to learn the tale of libraries in New Jersey can also be to start to appreciate the expansion of libraries through the nation.

This quantity follows an prior background, A heritage of latest Jersey Libraries, 1750-1996, and keeps the recent Jersey tale ahead to today.

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