In the first floor lobby of Central Library, a library employee helps patrons check out books and phonograph records. The desk, located to the left of the doorway to the Popular Library, is screened by glass with a space for patrons to slide their materials under. The employee is using a Recordak system which was used to create micrographic records of library check out activity. To the left of the desk are handled paper bags with 'Public Library' printed on them available for patrons to use. There is a Multnomah County Library sticker adhered to the checkout counter glass. The floor is checkerboard vinyl tiling and the lighting is fluorescent. There are two round and one polyhedral imitation marble columns in the photo. Transcribed from back of photo: 'Front page. Check Out Desk'.
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