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November 13, 2012

A Salute to Louis Timothee: The First US Professional Librarian!

Who: Louis Timothee worked for Benjamin Franklin and became the first US professional librarian! Where: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania When: November 14, 1732 Fun Factoids:
  1. Louis learned the printing trade in Holland, but began his printing career in the USA under Benjamin Franklin.
  2. Louis was fluent in German, Dutch, French and English!
  3. Louis became the first paid librarian in the American colonies at Franklin’s Library Company of Philadelphia. :)