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Library History

Read how this library was established and how it has evolved to become such an important part of our community.

A "free reading room" was started by Boone residents in 1885.  The assets were turned over to the city in 1889 to become a public library.  In 1901 Senator C.J. A. Ericson, a Boone businessman, gave the city a building to house the library.  The building was enlarged in 1923 thanks to a donation by his daughter, Miss Rena Ericson.  In 1993 the building was enlarged and remodeled from the proceeds of a 1 cent local option sales tax approved by the voters.

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Upcoming Events
Library Closed for Memorial Day May 25, 2015 12:00 AM
Summer Reading Signup May 26, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015
Needlecraft 6:30 - 8 May 26, 2015 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Carnival Night Summer Reading Superhero Kick-off! June 1 4-7pm Jun 01, 2015 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Outside on 7th Strret
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