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March 6, 1934

West Lafayette Library Board met in regular session with the following absentees: Mrs. Adams, and Mr. Burtsfield.
The minutes of Feb. 6 were read and approved.

Bills totaling $315.26 were allowed and ordered paid.

Mr. Creek chairman of building and grounds com. reported it looked very much as if we could not get library redecorated on V. W. A. labor on the curtailment of such projects. However he is going to continue efforts thru Mr. Deets of Lafayette.

Mrs. Dickey reported bulbs were being stolen from main reading room. Lock sockets were recommended and will be installed.
Magazine list for 1934 totaling $74.90 was allowed and ordered paid subject to a few minor changes.

9071 Books on shelf
5493 Adult
3551 Juvenile
18 Purchased new
8 Added by gifts
24 Days open
186 Daily average
2658 Borrowers
39 New borrowers
1695 Adult
924 Juvenile
Percentage of fiction circulation 72%.
Total ceipts $2392.10
Expenditures $311.92
Bal. $2080.18

Meeting adjourned.

Mrs. Emerick – Pres.
H. L. Graves – Sec.




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