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October 28, 2021

Nov. 3, 1921

The City Library was formally opened Monday night at the City Hall by the Library Board and the Civic Club, the women’s organization which sponsored the library movement. A number of citizens attended the opening and inspected the books. Dr. R.J. Diven complimented the club representatives, including Mrs. Gearing, the chairman, and Mrs. Patterson, the secretary treasurer, for the work they had done in organizing the library, and Miss Helen Hofstad who, as librarian, had catalogued and arranged the books of which there are 802 on the shelves. T.C. Havens donated an airplane mo...

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