Louisiana Tech’s Prescott Memorial Library will host a reception Oct. 6 in honor of the 60th anniversary of the school’s Louisiana State Documents Depository Program.

The program has been in operation at Tech since 1948, providing free public access to state-produced documents and information. Ferol Foos, state recorder of documents for the State Library of Louisiana, will speak and give a brief history of the program.

Tech’s Depository Program consists of manuals, official documents and consumer information released by the state.

President Dan Reneau and Ruston Mayor Dan Holllingsworth are both expected to attend the reception and briefly speak.

The reception is open to the public and will be held from 2-4 p.m. at Prescott Memorial Library. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contract Rita Franks, government documents librarian for Prescott Memorial Library, at (318) 257-4989 or e-mail her at rfranks@latech.edu.

By T. Scott Boatright, News Bureau writer

Written by Judith Roberts