public services, library board, Mormon, Academy Square, collection development, history
The public library in Provo City, Utah has undergone significant changes since the founding of the original 1906 building that was funded by Andrew Carnegie. The library has changed according to the needs of the community as it has adapted from its pioneer heritage to a modern service information organization. As it has adapted, however, the Provo Library has maintained its focus on community service with its physical facilities, collection development, community outreach and quality staffing.
Original Publication Citation
Gregory M. Nelson. (212) Provo City Library: Building Across a Century, Public Library Quarterly 31:2, 159-18. This is the author's edition of this work. The final publication can be found at http://dx.doi.org/1.18/1616846.212.68465.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Nelson, Gregory M., "Provo City Library: Building Across a Century" (2012). Faculty Publications. 73.
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