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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
Last Week to Pickup Prizes Infant-5th grade Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014 — Children's Department
Pool Party! Everyone who participated in the Summer Reading Program. 6:15 - 8:15 Jul 25, 2014 06:15 PM - 08:15 PM — Mchose Park
Knit Night Aug 12, 2014 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM — Fireplace Room
Ericson Public Library's Family Resource Fair Aug 20, 2014 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Ericson Public Library
Classic Movie Aug 21, 2014 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Meeting Room
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