DuPont-Ball Library celebrates 125 years as federal depository library
On April 5, Stetson University’s duPont-Ball Library will hold a reception from 3-5 p.m. on the main floor of the library to celebrate its 125 anniversary as a federal depository library. Everyone in the Stetson community is welcome to attend the celebration which will include refreshments, displays and a brief program including a presentation from the City of DeLand. DuPont- Ball Library is the oldest federal depository library in Florida opening in 1887. Guest speakers include Mary Alice Baish, assistant public printer and superintendent of documents for the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C., and DeLand Mayor Bob Apgar. Both guest speakers will make brief remarks and a special presentation to the library.