Kennedy, Karen
January 2007
Georgia Trend;Jan2007, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p136
The article reports on the Transylvania Club, which was founded in 1908 in Sandersville, Georgia for 25 young, unmarried ladies who were seeking intellectual improvement. For nearly 90 years, until 1998, the Transylvania Club provided library service for Sandersville. Since 1933, funds for the library have been raised through the sale of plates depicting the history of Georgia. In addition, the club pays the salary of a children's librarian and continues to donate funds and books.


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