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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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