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  June, 1973,   Articles from different local newspapers about opening the Niagara-on-the- Lake Public Library after renovation and expansion. Black and white photo of Chief Librarian Gerda Molson with local politicians, published by St. Catharines Standard on June 9, 1973 with description: "Local politicians...
  April, 1973,   Articles about renovation work at the Niagara-on-the- Lake Public Library, published by local newspapers in April 1973.
  May 29, 1977,   Articles about opening of the Craft Room and Historical Resource Centre on May 27th, 1977. PHOTOGRAPHS: 1. Photograph of Gerda Molson with Robert Welch and Frank Carnochan, with a caption: "Library opens historical section. The history of early Niagara is the focus of a new section of the...
  Spears, John, Historical documents now sorted, indexed, "Historical documents now sorted, indexed," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 1 Sep 1976, p. 34  Article about indexing historical documents in the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library, located in the historic Court House. Photograph of: "Lynne Teather, left, and chief librarian Gerda Molson go through some of the file cards which will provide researchers with an index of many of the old...
  Petrovici, Boris, Unveiling of a plaque "The Niagara Library", "Unveiling of a plaque "The Niagara Library"," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 24 Nov 1977  Newspaper photograph of president of the Ontario Library Association, chief librarian of NOTL Public Library and the government officials during a ceremony of unveiling a plaque "The Niagara Library", commemorating the province's first circulating library. Photo caption: "Deputy premier Robert...
  Wales, Michael, NOTL Public Library needs room to grow, but where? , "NOTL Public Library needs room to grow, but where? ," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 22 Feb 1997, p. 2  Article about Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library outgrowing its location in the Court House basement on Queen Street and plans for the future. Photo caption: "NOTL's head librarian, Gerda Molson, sits in the library's crammed seating section. The Queen Street library is outgrowing its current...
  "Niagara Librarian heads Ontario Association," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 19 Nov 1986, p. 9  Article about the Gerda Molson, chief librarian at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library, being named a president of OLA, the Ontario Library Association. Photo caption: "Niagara librarian Gerda Molson has been named president of the Ontario Libraries Association."
  Fraser, Don, Books find a happy ending, "Books find a happy ending," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 8 Jan 2005, E1  Article about Gerda Molson, Chief librarian at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library for over 35 years. Newspaper photos: 1. "Gerda Molson, pictured at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library, recently retired after 35 years of service." 2. "The 8,000 unshelved books piled up on the floor of the...
  Draper, Doug, Library in grant squeeze, "Library in grant squeeze," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 19 Mar 1980, p. 12  Article about the government's freeze on library spending and what it means for smaller local libraries like the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library. Photo caption: "Linda Potter and Gerda Molson check library equipment"
  Benner, Allan, Library delay angers residents, "Library delay angers residents," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 23 Mar 1999, 1-2  Article about future of library and community centre in Niagara-on-the-Lake and possible relocation. Photographs by Denis Cahill and Bob Tymczyszyn Photo captions: 1. Niagara-on-the-Lake resident Tom Braybrook discusses the library issue with heritage advocate Margherita Howe. 2. NOTL clerk...
  Davison, Janet, It's not just books, "It's not just books," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 18 Mar 1999, 1-2  Article about public discussion on future of library in Niagara-on-the-Lake and possible relocation. Photographs by Denis Cahill and Bob Tymczyszyn Photo captions: 1. Margo Fyfe, a resident of the old town in Niagara-on-the-Lake for seven decades, fears the loss of a special way of life if the...
  Turner, Colleen, Niagara-on-the-Lake Library fate splits town, "Niagara-on-the-Lake Library fate splits town," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 17 Mar 1999, 1-2  Article about public meeting on future of library in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Photographs by Leonard LePage and Bob Tymczyszyn Photo captions: 1. About 350 Niagara-on-the-Lake residents listen to debate on the future of their library Tuesday night. 2. Old town residents are battling rural residents...
  "Library request on the table ," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 9 Jan 1999  Article about a search for a new location for Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library. Newspaper photographs of Gerda Molson, chief librarian and Dave Eke, vice-chairman of the library board.
  Coles, Penny, Where's the compromise? , "Where's the compromise? ," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 27 Mar 1999  Articles by Penny Coles ("Where's the compromise?" and "It needs to be said one more time - services don't need to be moved") about a public meeting regarding relocation of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library. Also, "Letters" to editor from local residents: Ernie Little, Ronald Bayne, Heidi...
  Coles, Penny, Next step for library move could be outside advice , "Next step for library move could be outside advice ," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 3 Apr 1999  Article by Penny Coles about a public discussion regarding the relocation of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library. Also, in the same issue, "Letters" from local residents: Ronald Voorhoeve, Shelagh Wallace, Donald Combe, Marcia Hill.
  Coles, Penny, Consensus missing but compromise offered , "Consensus missing but compromise offered ," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 20 Mar 1999  Articles by Penny Coles, editor of "Niagara Advance", about a public discussion concerning a relocation of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library Also, in this issue: *Library Board Deputation NOTL council meeting March 8, 1999 *Advocacy coalition presents detailed compromise to town *Co-operation...
  Coles, Penny, Hold your ground and fight, library architect tells board , "Hold your ground and fight, library architect tells board ," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 15 May 1999  Articles by Penny Coles and Sarah Murrell regarding possible relocation of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library. Newspaper photos: 1. Jim Alexander, heritage activist, and architect Phillip Carter examines drawings of expanded Court House library. 2. Library board member Dave Eke,coalition...
  "Linda Potter and Gerda Molson - 30 years of service as employees of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), July, 1999  Articles about celebrating 30 years of work of the Niagara-on-the-Lake librarians, Linda Potter and Gerda Molson, who were presented with plaques by Lord Mayor Art Viola and Alderman Jamie Slingerland. Also, colour photographs of Linda Potter, Gerda Molson, David Eke and Mellie Enns, taken during...
  29 Jan 2000,   Colour photographs taken during Bicentennial Gala Dinner, the first event in Once Upon 200 Years-the year of anniversary events to celebrate the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library, the first circulating public library in Upper Canada. This celebration took place at the Court House on Saturday,...
  Reid, Kevin, NOTL library marks bicentennial June 8 , "NOTL library marks bicentennial June 8 ," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 3 Jun 2000  Article about the beginning of the Niagara Library and preparations for its bicentennial anniversary. Newspaper photographs: 1. "Dave Eke and Gerda Molson outside Niagara-on-the-Lake's basement library in the old town." 2. "Mary Duddy, Niagara-on-the-Lake's librarian from 1946 to 1967, inside the...
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Gerda Molson Collection


Private collection of Gerda Molson, Chief librarian of Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library.