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  • author unknown (Yakima Herald, 1889)
    A free reading room, offering a quiet place for young men to spend their leisure hours, is available on First street, just south of Mrs. May's store.
  • author unknown (Yakima Herald-Republic, 1890)
    The Womens Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.) attempted to establish a reading room in North Yakima.
  • Steinweg, Mrs. W.L. (Yakima Herald, 1892)
    At the request of the Herald, Mrs. W.L. Steinweg has furnished the following about the public library.
  • author unknown (unknown, 1895)
    A photo of the Syndicate Building in North Yakima. The North Yakima Public library was located on the second floor.
  • Price, J.H. (State of Washington, 1896)
    Articles of incorporation of the Yakima Library Association, which was a private circulating library that was funded by membership dues and lending fees.
  • author unknown (local newspapers, 1899)
    Typed notes transcribed in 1949 from turn of the century local newspapers.
  • Hough, Jennie R. (Previously unpublished, 1900)
    Jennie R. Hough, secretary of the North Yakima Library Association Board, wrote out the minutes of the January , 1900 board meeting, when it was decided to open a reading room adjacent to the post office.
  • author unknown (Yakima Daily Republic, 1904)
    Ordinace authorizing public monies for the creation of a public library in Yakima.
  • Hall, Bessie C. (previously unpublished, 1905)
    The first annual report to the trustees of the North Yakima Public Library, submitted by librarian Bessie C. Hall in September of 1905.
  • author unknown (North Yakima Public Library, 1907)
    A cover from the program for the dedication of the Carnegie library building .
  • author unknown (Wapato Independent, 1911)
    A notice in the Wapato Independent that the Wapato Women's Club had made a reading room available in the DeVries building records the formal establishment of library services in Wapato. The library was open Saturday afternoons.
  • Sunnyside 
    author unknown (Sunnyside Sun, 1911)
    This short piece tells why pioneer towns saw the library as a necessity for growth and success.
  • author unknown (Sunnyside Sun, 1911)
    A promotional notice about the recently opened Sunnyside Carnegie Library. It ran in an extra edition .
  • author unknown (Sunnyside Sun, 1911)
    A report of the dedication of Sunnyside Public Library, with details of the program and presenters.
  • unknown author. (Yakima Morning Herald, 1917)
    1917 Annual report to the board by librarian Miss Jessie Ballard.
  • Williams, E.M. (Yakima County, 1929)
    Plan drawing and appraisal of Yakima Carnegie Library.
  • Williams, E. M. (Yakima, Washington, 1929-09-03)
    Line drawing of the Yakima Public Library from the Assessor's office.
  • unknown author. (The City of Yakima, 1931)
    Charter of the City of Yakima, Washington. Article VIII, section 1 of this 1931 document defines how the library would be administered.
  • author unknown (Selah Valley Optimist, 1934)
    A list of new titles, circulation trends and library programs
  • author unknown (Yakima Valley Optimist, 1934)
    Library services in Selah began in 1934 as a reading room maintained by the Woman's Club.

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