Stanley Jast


The Edwardian library legacy of an Anglo-Pole

Posted on September 14th, by Sean Creighton in Culture. No Comments

At the turn of the last century, a Croydon man, now forgotten, made waves in the socially transformative field of libraries

“He saw libraries as a nerve center for the development of communities. His ideas may be a century old, but some things remain the same, even as we move ahead.”

Unrecognised here in Croydon, this is the assessment of its energetic innovator Chief Librarian Stanley … Read More »