Hand-book of the Libraries of the State of Georgia. 1907

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Carnegie library, 1907 - Libraries - 44 pages
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Page 15 - OF and receive donations, either in money, land, or other property, for the purpose of erecting or assisting in the erection of suitable buildings for the use of said public library, for maintaining the same, or for assisting in maintaining the same. Sec.
Page 16 - The commission shall give advice and counsel to all free libraries in the State, and to all communities which may propose to establish them, as to the best means of establishing and administering such libraries, the selection of books, cataloguing, and other details of library management. The commission may also send its members to aid in organizing new libraries or in improving those already established.
Page 16 - It shall be the duty of the library commission to give advice and counsel to all free libraries in the state, and to all communities which may propose to establish them, as to the best means of establishing and administering such libraries, the selection of books, cataloguing, and all other details of library management.
Page 12 - ... authority conferred by this Article, the money so appropriated shall be drawn from the treasury of said city on the warrant of said board of trustees of such public library elected by the city council of said city, and shall be paid out from time to time in the payment of salaries, purchase of books, and other necessary expenses of said library, and an itemized statement of the amounts so paid out shall be made annually to the mayor of said city, and by him submitted to the properly constituted...
Page 15 - Said board of trustees shall exercise a strict and rigid supervision over said public library, and shall pass all necessary rules and regulations for the government and control of the same ; shall elect a librarian and, if necessary, an assistant librarian, or designate some officer or officers to perform the duties of librarian or assistant librarian, and shall appoint and discharge the said officer or officers at pleasure. SEC.
Page 16 - Be it further enacted, That no member of this commission nor the secretary shall receive any compensation for services or traveling expenses as a member of this commission, nor shall the state pay any expenses whatever that may be incurred in any way by this commission.
Page 12 - SECTION 1. It shall be lawful for the township board of any township, the board of trustees of any village or the common council of any city in this state, to appropriate money for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the proper observance of Memorial or Decoration Day : Provided, That the amount expended in any one year under the provisions of this act shall be limited as follows : In any township, city or village having a population of less than...
Page 16 - ... and three to be appointed at large. Whenever the term of a member of said Commission appointed from such lists expires or a vacancy otherwise occurs, the Mayor shall appoint his successor for the unexpired term from a list selected by the body which made the original selection as aforesaid. Each of the members of said Commission shall be appointed for a term of four years and shall serve without a compensation.
Page 12 - In any city in which an appropriation shall be made under or by virtue of the authority conferred by this Article, the money so appropriated shall be drawn from the treasury of said city on the warrant of said board of trustees of such public library elected by the city council of said city...
Page 16 - That from and after the passage of this act the Governor shall appoint five persons who shall constitute a State Library Commission, and no person shall be eligible to appointment on said commission who is interested in any publication house or the sale of any book or books, or agent for the same. The members of said commission shall be appointed for a term of three years, and shall annually elect a chairman and a secretary.

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