Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Omaha Public Library, Volumes 9-16

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The year of publication is incorrect. These are annual reports for the years 1886-1893 and published by Public Library Rooms, Omaha, Nebraska. (See tp's)

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Page 5 - Said directors shall, immediately after appointment, meet and organize by the election of one of their number president, and by the election of such other officers as they may deem necessary. They shall make and adopt such by-laws, rules and regulations for their own guidance and for the government of the library and reading room as may be expedient, not inconsistent with this act.
Page 46 - Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation, as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
Page 5 - Such directors shall, immediately after their appointment, meet and organize by electing one of their number president, and such other officers as may be necessary.
Page 6 - ... and of the construction of any library building, and of the supervision, care, and custody of the grounds, rooms, or buildings constructed, leased, or set apart for that purpose.
Page 7 - ... obtained during the year, and the number lost or missing ; the number of visitors attending ; the number of and character of books loaned or issued, with such statistics, information, and suggestions, as they may deem of general interest, or as the city or town council may require, which report shall be verified by affidavit of the proper officers of said board.
Page 6 - Every library and reading room, established under this act, shall be forever free to the use of the inhabitants of the city where located, always subject to such reasonable rules and regulations as the library board may adopt, in order to -render the use of said library and reading room of the greatest benefit to the greatest number...
Page 6 - ... or regulation ; and shall have and exercise such power as may be necessary to carry out the spirit and intent of this act, in establishing and maintaining a public library and reading room.
Page 36 - That the city council of each incorporated city, whether organized under general law or special charter shall have power to establish and maintain a public library and reading room for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of such city...
Page 5 - ... of the inhabitants of such city or town and may levy a tax of not more than one mill on the dollar...
Page 7 - ... or any justice of the peace, or other court having jurisdiction; such action to be instituted in the name of the "library board of the city or town library...

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