Swans Island library destroyed


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Swans Island library destroyed

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aug 24, 2008, 2:40pm


Horrible news. I wrote the library contact. Wouldn't it be great if LT members could help them catalog their new library?

Redigeret: aug 24, 2008, 2:48pm

That's horrid! More than happy to pitch in with cataloguing anything that doesn't require physical proximity to library (being in the UK....) if there's data input of some kind to be done online.. Unfortunately, physically not close enough to touch books!

aug 24, 2008, 5:06pm

Well, the UK is closer to Swan's Island than much of the US... :)

aug 24, 2008, 8:40pm

Oh, that's dreadful! The really sad part is that so much of the historical material they had is irreplaceable.

If there is stuff those of us not in physical proximity to the library can do to help with the cataloguing, please let us know.

aug 24, 2008, 11:40pm

Something I read said that their former collection was mostly donated, so they will probably do that again. I'd love to have them put their "wish list" on LT.

okt 24, 2008, 12:20pm

I'm late to this thread. How horrible. Yes, Tim, a wishlist would be a great idea. Do you have anything further on this?