1940s - 1960s, Growth and expansion

  • 1949 Miss Adeline Halleck, first full time paid librarian retired
  • 1949 Miss Helen Munsel became Head Librarian
  • 1949 Bradner Branch Library Opens
  • 1951 Bookmobile Service Began
  • 1956  Library moved to Church Street Building
  • 1961 Shut-In service began
  • 1965 Options came due on 3 properties at present Library site, and were purchased by the Library
  • 1966 Great Eastern Library Branch Opened
  • 1967 Miss Munsel Retires
  • 1968 February 1: Miss Marian Parker hired as Head Librarian
  • 1969 July: Became Wood County District Public Library

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