The New York State Library is set to mark the conclusion of its bicentennial celebrations on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm with a talk from George Barnum, Senior Program Specialist and Agency Historian at the United States Government Publishing Office.
As the New York State regional depository for U.S. Government publications, the State Library receives and permanently keeps a copy of every document distributed under the Government Publishing Office Federal Depository Library Program. In his talk, Barnum will discuss the history of the printing and distribution of government documents to citizens across the country. The program is free and open to the public. [Read more…] about NYS Library’s History As A Federal Depository