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Among Rural Book-Low‘ers


On Wheels Will Distribute Volumes
Of Fayette County

Here you see Fayette county’s new mobile library. At the right is Mrs. Hammond Dugan, who will serve

A circulating library that will
furnish books for rural residents of
Fayette county will soon be put in
operation by the Fayette Community
Council, aided by the Fayette
County Board of Education, the
Lexington public library and the
United States Works Progress

The mobile library will consist of
a trailer bearing the name, “Fayette
County Circulating Library,” and
will carry books from the Lexington
public library to a number of book
centers in the county.

Five book centers will be opened
this week and others will be opened
during the fall. The original cen—
,ters will be Davids’ Fork Baptist
lchurch, Cleveland pike; Athens high
ischool; Durbin’s Baptist church


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as librarian.

tabernacle, Richmond pike; Shelby
school, Jacks Creek pike, and one in
Kenwick community, yet unnamed.
Ten attendants have been assigned
to the centers and hours for obtain-
ing books will be regulated at the
convenience of the communities.

Special service will be given bed-
ridden members of the communi-
ties, and the book centers will c0—
operate with farm agencies, rural
clubs and county school teachers
in the use of book collections. Read-
ing circles will be formed and spec-
ial children’s hours will be held for
story-telling, puppet shows and
other entertainments. Books will be
checked out at the homes along the
way as at the centers.

The Fayette County Board of
Education financed the trailer con-


struction and the WPA will furnish
the library director and assistants.
0. B. Wilder, secretary of the Fay-
ette Community Council and generi
al director of the project, will be
assisted by Mrs. Hammond Dugan
as librarian. Mrs. Dugan is a grad—
uate of the University of Kentucky
and the Columbia School of Library

Advisers and honorary directors
of the Fayette county circulating
library include Miss Carrie L. Hunt,
librarian of the Lexington public
library; D. Y. Dunn, superintendent
of the Fayette county schools; Doug-
las Ramey, director of women’s and
professional projects of the Works
Progress Administration, and Glen.
Clift, librarian of the juvenile de-
partment of the Lexington library.