Carl Jung once said “Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research.” I’ve got a few more years of research under my belt than that, and I’m eager to share what I’ve learned.
NYS Public Libraries
New York State has a rich history with the library community. From the New York Public library, the second largest in the country after the Library of Congress, and the fourth largest in the world, to the small town free association libraries covering the small towns and villages all over the state.
A. Barton Hepburn
Most people know about the Carnegie Libraries, but did you know about the North Country Carnegie who founded several upstate libraries? Hepburn was the president of Chase Bank and a player in Federal monetary policy after spending time as a member of the NYS Assembly.
A driver of library science not just in New York, but worldwide, Dewey was a complicated man from a different time. His intense personality advanced the adoption of libraries and brought him to be rejected by the very world he helped create.
— Jane Doe
— Jane Doe