Another new program was “The Rent Collection . . . duplicate copies of the popular fiction which we buy and for the use of which our patrons pay a penny a day. This collection is proving very popular . . .” according to Miss Lena’s annual report.
We were always looking for new materials and new ways to raise money for them. We did a lot with such a small budget! I'm so very glad to have the opportunity to share these things here. Somehow they didn't all make it in the beautiful tome Gadsden Public Library: 100 years of Service