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public library and its community

William R. Monat

public library and its community

a study of the impact of library services in five Pennsylvania cities

by William R. Monat

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Published by Institute of Public Administration, Pennsylvania State University in [University Park, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania.
    • Subjects:
    • Public libraries -- Pennsylvania.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementby William R. Monat with the assistance of Lawrence K. Pettit [and] Philip M. Clark.
      SeriesPennsylvania State Library monograph series, no. 7
      ContributionsPettit, Lawrence K., Clark, Philip M., Pennsylvania State University. Institute of Public Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ674 .P45 no. 7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 162 p.
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5563462M
      LC Control Number67064289

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