A Historical Sketch of Library Legislation in New Hampshire, with a Compilation of Library Laws of the State

A Historical Sketch of Library Legislation in New Hampshire, with a Compilation of Library Laws of the State

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...50, General laws of 1878. Section 1. Towns may establish and maintain public libraries. 2. Libraries to be free. Section 3. Towns may receive donations for a library. 4. Town libraries entitled to state publications. Section 1. Any town may raise and appropriate money to procure books, maps, charts, periodicals, and other publications for the establishment and perpetual maintenance within its limits of a public library, for the purchase of such land and the erection of such buildings as may be necessary for the suitable accommodation thereof, and for the compensation of such officers or agents as may be necessarily employed in the establishment and management of such library. Sect. 2. Every public library established under the provisions of this chapter shall be open to the free use of every inhabitant of the town where the same exists, for the general diffusion of intelligence among all classes of the community, subject to such rules and regulations for the well ordering and careful preservation thereof as may be established and ordained by such town. Sect. 3. Any town may receive, hold, and possess, or sell and dispose of, all such gifts, donations, devises, bequests, and legacies as may be made to such town for the purpose of establishing, increasing, or improving such public library; and may apply the proceeds, interest, rents, and profits accruing therefrom in such manner as will best promote the prosperity and utility of such library. Sect. 4. Every town in which a public library is established shall be entitled to receive annually a copy of the laws, journals, and all other works published by authority of the state, for the use of such library; and the secretary is required to furnish the same, from year to year, to such town for that...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236673085
  • 9781236673084