Places to grow : public libraries and communities in Ontario, 1930-2000

This book presents a history of Ontario public libraries through the great depression, WWII, and the Postwar era. It also explores planning for a provincial library system (1955-75), and technological development of Electronic Libraries.It culminates with an examination of the impact of the Information Highway in the Nineties.
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Bruce, Lorne

Lorne Bruce is the former head of the Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph Library. He has published widely on a variety of Canadian library and book history topics, including "Free Books for All: The Public Library Movement in Ontario"