Saturday January 19th 2019

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Library Facts Contest

Compare differences in 1914 and 2014 Photos of Franklin Library patrons and classrooms.  

The Franklin Library has been at 1314 East Franklin for 100 years. It didn’t begin there, however.

ANSWER AT LEAST FOUR THESE SIX QUESTIONS CORRECTLY and all CORRECT CONTESTANTS  will be entered in a drawing to win a 26 “Spirit of Phillips” Greeting Cards by Dave Moore and Linnea Hadaway, a $45.00 value and $100.00 CASH!

  • What building, by name, was the Franklin Library in before 1914?
  • Where was that located?
  • How long was it there?
  • How many volumes did it   have in 1914?
  • Who was the librarian in 1914?
  • Who were the benefactors of the new land and the new building?

Enter with your name, address, and answers to Alley Communications P.O. Box 7006, Mpls., MN 55407 or prior to September 19th, 2014.  Correct Answer Contestants will be named in the October issue of The Alley and the Drawing Winner will be announced at the Franklin Community Anniversary Open House in October 11th, 2014.

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