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Children"s services in public libraries in B.C.

Jane Cobb

Children"s services in public libraries in B.C.

a report on the YAACS survey

by Jane Cobb

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Published by British Columbia Library Association, Young Adults and Children"s Section in [Vancouver] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s libraries -- British Columbia -- Statistics.,
  • Library surveys -- British Columbia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpresented to the British Columbia Library Association by Jane Cobb, Chair of the Standards Committee of the Young Adult and Children"s Services Section of the BCLA on June 3, 1988.
    ContributionsBritish Columbia Library Association., British Columbia Library Association. Young Adult and Children"s Services Section. Standards Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[41] leaves ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15571839M


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