September 16, 1959
Schools Here Get Science Group's Books
Libraries at three Pittsburgh public schools have been enriched by shipments of books from a special rotating library provided by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The schools - Brookline Elementary and Peabody and Allegheny High Schools - were selected from among hundreds of applicants throughout the country for participation in the library program.
Brookline has receive eighty books dealing with a wide range of scientific and natural history topics. At the end of the present term the books will be passed on to another participating school and a shipment of eighty different books will be received.
A spokesman for the Pittsburgh Board of Education said that schools here were chosen on the basis of the interests of their students and on the resources of their present libraries.
* Copied from the Pittsburgh Press - September 16, 1959 *
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