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Library Anniversaries 2010

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Libraries Celebrating Centennials in 2010 (Compiled by Charles Seavey primarily from the American Library Directory)

Alma NE
Alstead NH
Auburn IN
Bagley MN
Beach ND
Belleville NY
Bristolville OH
Brook IN
Brooklyn IA
Brownstown IN
Brownsville TN
Burlington WA
Burton OH
Carthage NY
Casper WY
Cass City MI
Center Harbor NH
Collingswood NJ
Crandon WI
Dell Rapids SD
East Vassalboro ME
Ellensburg WA
Falls City OR
Fox Lake WI
Franklin NY
Fremont CA
Fresno CA
Gooding ID
Grand Haven MI
Grundy Center IA
Gypsum KS
Henryetta OK
Hereford TX
Hope ND
Houghton MI
Hudson OH
Hudson Falls NY
Kane PA
Kasson MN
Keosauqua IA
Knoxville IA
Laurens IA
Lavonia GA
Lawrenceburg IN
Lebanon OR
Letts IA
Lewisburg PA
Lima NY
Little Rock AR
Lock Haven PA
Locust Valley NY
Madera CA
Madison NE
Manawa WI
Manitou Springs CO
Manti UT
Marion NY
Mars Hill ME
Marshfield MO
Marshfield OR
Marysville OH
Mattituck NY
Merced CA
Minerva OH
Mount Morris NY
Mountainhome PA
Murray UT
Newkirk OK
North Bend NE
North Platte NE
Nunda NY
Oakland NJ
Owosso MI
Palacios TX
Palmyra NE
Panguitch UT
Paoli PA
Park Ridge IL
Piermont NY
Plymouth IN
Polson MT
Pratt KS
Prosser WA
Richmond MI
Roanoke IN
Rushville IN
Saint Petersburg FL
Scottdale PA
Sherrill NY
Shoshone ID
Spring City PA
Stamford TX
Sunnyside WA
Tooele UT
Tremonton UT
Tulsa OK
Tunkhannock PA
Turlock CA
Twinsburg OH
Union City TN
Union Springs NY
Vancouver WA
Vienna IL
Visalia CA
Wabeno WI
Winter Haven FL
Wonewoc WI
Woods Hole MA

Other Significant Library Related Anniversaries

90th Anniversary of the first school library standards

110th Anniversary of the establishment of the Iowa State Library Commission

110th Anniversary of the ALA Exhibit at the Paris Exposition. International Congress of Librarians held in Paris

110th Anniversary of the Ontario Library Association (Toronto)

110th Anniversary of the Kansas Library Association

110th Anniversary of the Missouri Library Association

115th Anniversary of the formation of the New York Public Library

115th Anniversary of the establishment of the Vermont Free Library Commission

115th Anniversary of the Ohio Library Association

115th Anniversary of the Ohio State Library Commission's founding

115th Anniversary of the Nebraska Library Association

115th Anniversary of the establishment of the Wisconsin Free Library Commission

115th Anniversary of the founding of the Institut International de Bibliographie (Brussels)

120th Anniversary of the New York Library Association

120th Anniversary of the Iowa Library Association

120th Anniversary of the New Hampshire Library Association

120th Anniversary of the establishment of the Massachusetts Free Public Library Commission

120th Anniversary of the Massachusetts Library Club

120th Anniversary of the establishment of the Pratt Institute School of Library Trainining

125th Anniversary of the founding of the New York Library Club

160th Anniversary of the first free library act for Great Britain

175th Anniversary of the Birth of Andrew Carnegie

190th Anniversary of the New York Mercantile Library

210th Anniversary of the Library of Congress

Significant Birth Anniversaries of Library People in 2010 compiled from the Dictionary of American Library Biography

Carl Casper Certain (1885-1940), 125,  Date of birth unknown.

Winifred Gregory Gerould (1885- ?), 125, Date of birth and death unknown.

Ernest Cushing Richardson (1860-1939), 150, February 9

Walter Herbert Kaiser (1910-1971), 100, February 27

Charles Martel (1860-1945), 150, March 5

Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1860-1942), 150, March 8

Charles Everett Rush (1885-1958), 125, March 23

Arthur Fremont Rider (1885-1962), 125, May 25

 Hannah Packard James (1835-1903), 175, September 5

William Torrey Harris (1835-1909), 175, September 10

Mary Eileen Ahern (1860-1938), 150, October 1

Askel Gustav Solomon Josephson (1860-1944), 150, October 2

Addison Van Name (1835-1922), 175, November 15

Fredercik Leypoldt (1835-1884), 175, November 17

William Shepherd Dix (1910-1978), 100, November 19

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), 175, November 25

Otis Hall Robinson (1835-1912), 175, December 3

Mortimer Taube (1910-1965), 100, December 6

Henry Bartlett Van Hoesen (1885-1965), 125, December 25

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