At Saratoga Springs, N. Y. (famed turf centre), convened the 46th annual conference of the American Library Association.
Prominent librarians predicted a new era of community service with greater obligations, demands, scope for library workers.
Gifts totaling $239,100 were announced.
Gratification was expressed that the status of librarians was recently changed by the Personnel Classification Board in Washington from "clerical" to "professional" and "sub-professional"; that 25% salary increases for Government librarians went into effect on the second day of the Conference....