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TERMS :-FIVB SHILLINGS PER ANNUM, IN ADVANCE
Death, Ruling Passion in, 150.
Faculties, Intellectual and Moral, in regard to
Aet regulating Grammar Schools in U. C., 109.
States, Origin of, Names of, 123.
Institute of Instruction, 187.
Books for Youth and Children, 168, 168.
Van, 150-in Schools, 167.
Government in Schools, 96, 183.
109; Study of Greek and Latin in 104, 118,
Lord Elgin in Edinburgh, 0, 164.
ring 1853, 148.
Normal and Model School's Examination 181. Educational Intelligence, 3.
Canada, 3, 81, 105, 121, 136, 152, 184.
153, 169, 185.
United States, 4, 83, 106, 122, 163, 171, 186.
British Museum, 77.
Frankfort City Library, 125.
114, Public Schools 169. Examination of Grammar School Masters U. C.
117, 188. Exhibition Educational at London 187. Energy of Successful Men, 151. Educator, instruments and agencies to be em.
ployed by the 174. Employment in School, 184. EDUCATION, the art of 101, in Europe 108, bene.
fit of dependent on good 112." Glimpses of in the East 115, of the people 119. Collegiate object of 120, in Lower Canada 121, 126. Exhibition relating to 137, in U. O.
progress of 148. English Language and French Alliance, 196.
Ignorance vs. Knowledge, 120.
" Population of, 196.
Japan and the Japanese 80, Physical features
Knowledge necessary to good instruction 95, vs.
Chatham, Grammar School, 3—Enterprise in 81.
and Money, 135—18. Colts, 136—and Edu.
Library Buildings and Book cases, construction
of 1. Literary and Scientific Intelligence 4, 83, 106
122, 138, 153, 171, 187. LIBRARIES in U. C., extracts from the law regu
lating public 75, 84; Promotion of 133; Management of 14; Books sent out to 149;
Progress of 180.
of American 178.
Dignity of the Teacher's Work, 94. Drawing in Public Schools, 96.
Free Schools in Canada, 79. Friendsbip, 81.
Life, Man entering 184.
Palmerston, Lord on writing 121; Children, Time Self-Culture, its relations to Teaching, 190.
and Money, 135.
Sandwich Islands, Oahu College, 199.
Punctuality in the Teacher 121; General 136. Statistics., Russian, 139–Educational, 168
Pennsylvania School, 170–National Educa-
tion, Ireland, 185.
of Mexico, 196.
Teacher's Work, Dignity of 94.
Primary Schools, importance of 151, in Boston188. | TEACHER, Health of Pupils and 126-In the
School-room, 179, and Flogging, 198.
Teaching and the Moral Faculties, 97- The
Grave of Intellect? 128.
Times, the London 120, 122.
Teach the greatest number, 151.
Tenterden, Late Lord 166.
Truancy in Schools, 167.
Township system of Schools in Connecticut, 188.
Trinity College, Dublin, 105, 199.
Trinity College, Toronto, 105, 199.
Toronto City Schools, 198.
University College, Toronto, 8, 81, 165, 194,138.
University of Berlin, 165.
Universe, University of the 186.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, “ History of 107.
Ragged Schools in England, 105, 169.
The Czar and his connexions, 79.
Victoria College, 105, 184.
The Publications and Newspapers, 122, 171.
Victoria, Qneen 144.
The Statistics of 189.
Victoria Bridge, Montreal, 200.
How they Educate the People, 178.
Principal Towns in the Crimea, 197.
Wellington College, England, 82.
Wedding Rings, 121.
Writing, Lord Palmerston 121.
Wars since 1688, 166.
Wiseman, Cardinal 169.
Supplemental Catalogue of Library Books, U. O. Winter Schools, 192.
Wayland, Rev. Dr., on Duration, 198.
Women, Literary 198.
Solemn Thought, 119.
Swiss and German Teachers, 180.
Soul, The 147.
Young Folks at School, 99.
Young, Capital for the 120.
Youthful mind, 168.
| York Minster, 197.
CONTENTS OF THIS NUMBER.
FAGE how to make the best use of room, and must be thoroughly acquainted I Hists on the Construction of Public Libraries, &c. ........... 1
with the most convenient arrangements for his books. 11. MISCELLANEOUS-1. Scotchmen abroad. 2. Sorrow and Resig.
In contemplating the erection of an edifice for a library, it is most nation........ III. EDUCATIONAL INTELLIGENCE-1. Canada. 2. British and Foreign. necessary to consider the means of protection from the dangers of firo 3. United States.................................... | and water, and oth
and water, and other destructive influences; the choice of a site re IV. Literary and Scientific Intelligence-Monthly Summary ....... V. EDITORIAL-1. Lord Elgin in Edinburgh. 2. Compulsory Edu
mote from a noisy or dangerous neighborhood, such as that of theatres, cation....
factories, &c., but notwithstanding, conveniently situated for the visitVI. OrriCiAL CIRCULARS-1 On the appointment of Grammar ors of the library; a regard to the wisest use of room, as well as to
School Trustees. 2. Explanatory-In forwarding Library the com ortable and elegant arrangement of the interior ; and finally,
the possibility of an enlargement, if it should become necessary. VII. SUPPLEMENTARY GENERAL CATALOGUE of Books for Public Li. braries in Upper Canada .......
The plan of heating rooms with warmed air and lighting them with [N.B.—No Book mentioned in this Catalogue will be disposed of
gas, is probably the best known and most approved, in consequence of to any private individual, or for any other purpose than for its efficiency, and the almost entire annihilation of the dangers of ire. that of Public Libraries.]
For these reasons it is the best method to be adopted in a public
library. HINTS UPON THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC LIBRARY
Economy in the use of room is one of the most essential requisites
in an edifice destined for a collection of books. The apartments should BUILDINGS AND BOOK CASES.
either only be so high that the top shelves are easily accessible by a Tas following article was prepared by an intelligent German gentle light and transportable ladder, or be crowned with galleries, on which man, wbo has paid much attention to the subject of Libraries. We'cases for books may be placed.
In some of the European commend to our readers the valuable suggestions he has
libraries and reading room 8, made, and the interesting
skylights with panes of muff
led glass have been introduced facts he has stated: Architects intrusted with
with great success. They the structure of public build
admit light enough, and at ings generally think it of
the same time afford protecgreater importance to give
tion from the dazzling rays the exterior a splendid ap
of the sun. The most suita
ble form for a library room pearance, than to combine
seems to be a long and wide convenience and comfort in the interior.
saloon, well lighted from aA church, how
bove or both sides. ever beautiful its front, howerer harmonious the propor
The book shelves should be
fixed either to the walls, or tions of the interior may be, is constructed improperly if
if the room does not admit of the congregation or the larger
it, they should form small re
cesses like those annexed on portion of it, cannot catch the
this and the next page : sermon of the preacher. A cathedral or church, even should it be ! A. Entrance. built in the purest and noblest style, answers very badly the purpose B. Principal Desk. for which it is intended if those present are not enabled to see and hea C. Desk of Librarian. Tell in all parts of the house. Unfortunately, architects endeavor too D. " " Assistant Librarian frequently to make their names celebrated by commanding façades,
E. " “ Junior Librarian. pat up according to the rules of architecture, while they care very F. Railing. - little about the purpose for which the edifice is appointed. On the G. Book-shelves, or recesses. other hand, a librarian knows generally very little about regular arch H. Doors in the railing. itectural beauty, even though he may pride himself upon the diligent | Besides the room destined for the library itself, there ought to be a study of Ruskin's eminent works; but he ought to understand well reading-room and somo other smaller apartmonte. It would perhaps