The History of KDL: 1950s

This year, KDL celebrates its 75th anniversary! As we look forward to a bright future, we also look back to see how far we’ve come. Join us on a small trip down memory lane to the 1950s.

A group of library leaders, including former director Joyce Pleune, hold a meeting at a library branch.

The Kent County bookmobile makes a stop at a local schoolhouse.

For more 75th anniversary photos and archival media, visit KDL’s Flickr page.

Written by Katie


Katie is a Communications Assistant and helps spread the word about all the amazing things taking place at KDL. She loves her job so much that she returned to it following a four-year stint as a stay-at-home mom!

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2 Responses to “The History of KDL: 1950s”

  1. Barry Adams Says:

    The top photo is inside the Comstock Park Branch, probably shortly after the branch was moved from the small business district in North Park.

  2. Katie Says:

    Thank you Barry! If anyone is an expert at KDL history, it’s you.

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