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citizens in communities everywhere. The exhibit emphasized the fact that many libraries are circulating reproductions of paintings and other art works, music scores, and even player rolls and phonograph records, while other libraries maintain large collections of foreign books, and employ experts to make these books as widely used as possible.
The California library service was explained in detail by a huge map 25 feet high by 22 feet wide, by photographs, and by a special publication issued for the exposition. The “county free library," it is declared, “ acts as a storehouse and center of distribution for the whole county and as the connecting link between the State library and the people of the county.” The following figures give an idea of the work accomplished:
California's library service.
5 26 66 58 334 111 47
Branches and deposit stations connected with above listed libraries ---- 1, 263
An interesting set of charts was devoted to library publicity. Book displays in department store windows; advertising the library's benefits through motion-picture theaters; direct newspaper publicity; posters—these were all suggested as effective means of making the work of the library known, for, it was asserted, “when a town has a library, and the library has the books, the real work of the library has not commenced.”
Publicity for the library. “When a town has a library, and the library has the books,
the real work of the library has not commenced.”
Other subjects treated in the exhibit were: Book rebinding; efficiency in library service; library buildings, and training for library work. The following list of library training schools was displayed: New York Public Library School; Pittsburgh Training School for Children's Libraries; Simmons College Library School; St. Louis Public Library Training Class; Syracuse University Library School; University of Wisconsin Library School; Western Reserve Library School; University of Illinois Library School; Atlanta Carnegie Library Training School; California State Library School; Chicago Public Library Training Class; New York State Library School; Pratt Institute School of Library Science; Riverside Public Library School; Los Angeles Library School.
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.
Medical education.—Though not primarily an education exhibit in the narrower sense, the American Medical Association exhibit gave some attention to medical education. Several charts showed the improved entrance requirements to medical colleges. The map on page 87 indicates the present status of preliminary education in the various States.
AMERICAN MOUTH HYGIENE ASSOCIATION.
Care of the teeth as the basis of good health was emphasized in the exhibit of the American Mouth Hygiene Association. A fully equipped model dental clinic, such as might be installed in any up-todate school system, was exhibited, and there were frequent demonstrations of modern dental work. The Forsyth Infirmary, of Boston, was pointed to as representing the answer of one city to the question of caring for children's teeth.
AMERICAN SOCIAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION.
The exhibit of the American Social Hygiene Association was notable for its emphasis on the educational phase of the sex problem. As an important part of education for social hygiene it was urged that the school should train pupils in “home craft”; encourage parent-teacher organizations; and develop recreation centers. Ten “chapters on social hygiene," directed to the promotion and guidance of sex education, were as follows: I. Parents. II. Home. III. Knowledge. IV. Recreation. V. Occupation. VI. Marriage. VII. Education. VIII. Religion.
VIII. Religion. IX. Medicine. X. Law. Parents should secure for the child good heredity, good health, good habits, according to this outline. Harmful sex habits are often due to lack of early training in personal hygiene, it was