Kansas Library Association Centennial Moments

"A Distinguished Past, A Dynamic Future"


The first decade (1900-1909)
The second decade (1910-1919)
The third decade (1920-1929)
The fourth decade (1930-1939)
The fifth decade (1940-1949)
The sixth decade (1950-1959)
The seventh decade (1960-1969)
The eighth decade (1970-1979)
The ninth decade (1980-1989)
The tenth decade (1990-1999)


The first decade (1900-1909)

During the first decade of the 20th century:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during 1900-1909:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The second decade (1910-1919)

During the second decade of the 20th century:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during the 1910s:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The third decade (1920-1929)

During the third decade of the 20th century:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during the 1910s:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The fourth decade (1930-1939)

During the fourth decade of the 20th century:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during the 1930s:

In libraries during the 1930s:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The fifth decade (1940-1949)

During the fifth decade of the 20th century:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during the 1940s:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The sixth decade (1950-1959)

During the sixth decade of the 20th century:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during the 1950s:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The seventh decade (1960-1969)

During the seventh decade of the 20th century:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during the 1960s:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The eighth decade (1970-1979)

During the eighth decade of the 20th century:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during the 1970s:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The ninth decade (1980-1989)

During the 1980s:

Best sellers included:

In libraries during the 1980s:

By Roger Carswell
Director
Southeast Kansas Library System/Iola Public Library

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The tenth decade (1990-1999)

During the 1990s:

Best sellers included: