Boots the Chemist, Subscription Library, Uttoxeter

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Date:1950 - 1956 (c.)

Description:An interior view of the Subscription Library which was run by Boots the Chemist at their premises on High Street, Uttoxeter. This library closed in the mid 1950s.

From left to right: Cynthia Yates, Mr Bailey (Manager of Boots, Uttoxeter), unknown, Miss Lawley, Miss Bednall (Head Librarian), unknown.

"This library started me on a lifetime of reading. Mum used to take me from about aged 5 in 1952. There was a bit of elitism - you either paid for an A or a B ticket. Our B ticket, I think it cost 7/6 per annum, got me through all the Enid Blytons!"

Jane Barton

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Creators: Mr Gerald McCann - Creator

Donor ref:[FP41.4682.76] (37/6409)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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