REPORT OF LIBRARY COMMITTEE
For the year ending March 1, 1898
The Library Committee respectfully submits the following report:
Number of books added by purchase, 59. Presented by Mrs. Pollard, 7 vols.; by Mrs. Jeremiah Brown, 5 vols.; by Miss Frances Towle, 2 vols.; Edgar J. Batchelder, of Newburyport, Mass., 1 vol.; by Mrs. John W. Winder, Newburyport, Mass., 2 vols.; by Augusta Larned, 1 vol.; by State of New Hampshire, 6 vols.; making a total of 83 vols. added during the year. Total number of books on catalogue 2,315.
Number of volumes issued during the year, 2,024. Largest number on any one evening, 65. Least number on any one evening, 8. Average per evening, 37.
Your committee desire to express their thanks to those friends who have kindly remembered our library by gifts of money and books.
|SIMEON A. SHAW,}
CHARLES M. BATCHELDER,}