Coffee-sipping browsers, local history scholars, specific-answer seekers, general-interest readers, music lovers, and science fiends will all find a much wider range of facilities and services than has been available.
—Lethbridge Herald, October 18, 1973
Existing library facilities are totally inadequate, and we are in desperate need to expand.
—Mayor J.A. Jardine
In this city we have hundreds of young people who have nowhere to go in the evenings after the work hour where they can improve their minds and develop a taste for the finer and higher things of life.
—Lethbridge Herald, June 8, 1909
What a place [a library] would be to spend a portion of Sunday, when time hangs so heavily on most men’s hands. It would save many a one from going out and raising Hades.
—C.S. Keller, Lethbridge News, January 14, 1889