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Massachusetts public libraries in crisis the burden of non-resident lending and borrowing : a report of the Senate Committee on Post Audit and Oversight by

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Published by The Committee in [Boston, MA] (Rm 312, State House, Boston 02133) .
Written in English



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  • Public libraries -- Circulation and loans -- Massachusetts.,
  • External use of libraries -- Massachusetts.,
  • Public libraries -- Massachusetts -- Finance.

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Statementprepared by the Senate Post Audit and Oversight Bureau.
LC ClassificationsZ712 .M37 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1361879M
LC Control Number92622544

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