Report of the Free Public Library Commission of Massachusetts, Volumes 19-24 (Google eBook)

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The Commission, 1909 - Libraries
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Page 136 - Said directors shall hold office one-third for one year, one-third for two years, and one-third for three years, from the...
Page 136 - Boston, who shall have been such for at least three years prior to the date of their appointment, one for the term of five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, and thereafter as the terms of office expire in each year one member for a term of five years.
Page 127 - ... law, town, city or other public 'library, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than fifty dollars, or by imprisonment in the jail not exceeding six months for every such offence.
Page 133 - ... of such institution, such article or other property may be kept, shall be punished by a fine of not less than one nor more than twenty-five dollars, or by imprisonment in the jail not exceeding six months, and the said notice shall bear on its face a copy of this section.
Page 135 - ... trustees for one year, onethird for two years and one-third for three years, and thereafter onethird the number annually for the term of three years. No person shall be ineligible to serve upon said board of trustees by reason of sex. Such board of trustees shall be elected by ballot, and shall organize annually by the choice of a chairman and secretary from their own number...
Page 123 - ... if not less than seven of the proprietors meet, they may choose a president, a clerk who shall be sworn, a librarian, collector, treasurer and such other officers as they may deem necessary ; and may determine upon the mode of calling future meetings.
Page 127 - Education, for the purposes hereinafter set forth; and with all the powers and privileges, and subject to all the duties, restrictions, and liabilities set forth in all general laws, which now are or hereafter may be in force relating to such corporations.
Page 119 - Any city or town may appropriate for the foundation and commencement of such library, as aforesaid, a sum not exceeding one dollar for each of its ratable polls, in the year next preceding...
Page 136 - No person shall be ineligible to serve upon said board of trustees by reason of sex. Such board of trustees shall be elected by ballot, and shall organize annually by the choice of a chairman and secretary from their own number; provided any town having a free public library which has heretofore elected a board of trustees to manage the same, consisting of a number divisible by three, and has heretofore elected annually one-third of said board for three years, may continue to elect annually one-third...
Page 137 - ... shall have provided, in a manner satisfactory to the board of commissioners, for the care, custody and distribution of the books furnished in accordance with this act.

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