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Mission and History of the GCPL

genoa-libraryMission Statement:
The mission of the Genoa City Public Library is to provide quality materials and service which fulfill the educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the entire community in an atmosphere that is welcoming and respectful.

gcpicInterior view of the Genoa Junction Free Public Library. Sign reads: “Genoa Junction Free Public Library, Genoa Junction, Wisconsin, Mrs. Carrie L. Manor Librarian. October 7, 1905.” The library appears to be located in a dry goods store. There are bookshelves on the back wall, near a chair, small desk, and what appears to be a small card catalog box. On the right wall are shelves with labeled boxes, and in the foreground is a table with blankets.
old-lib-600x457-600x457-copy                                            PICTURE IS COURTESY OF WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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