The Library Laws of Indiana

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W.B. Burford, contractor for state printing, 1901 - Library legislation - 24 pages

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Page 8 - of the Revised Statutes of 1881, and the revenue derived from. taxation under said sections may have been or shall be insufficient to pay for such real estate, then said Trustees be and they are hereby authorized to pay for the same out of any money in the treasury of such school city belonging to the special school fund thereof.
Page 11 - An act to provide for a general system of common schools, the officers thereof and their respective powers and duties, and matters properly connected therewith, and prescribing the fees for certain officers therein named, and for the establishment and regulation of township libraries, and to repeal all laws inconsistent therewith, providing penalties therein prescribed, approved March 6,
Page 16 - 5. Within five days after all the members of such Board shall have been appointed and qualified, they shall meet and organize by electing one of their number president, one vice-president and one secretary, and shall select such committees or executive board as they may deem necessary to carry on the work of the Board.
Page 12 - such Board of School Commissioners be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to issue bonds in any sum not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars, for the purpose of erecting buildings for library and school offices to be used in connection with
Page 13 - The Common Council of any city, or the Town Board of any incorporated town within this State desiring to establish, increase and maintain a public library in such city or town, open to and for the use and benefit of all the inhabitants thereof, may levy a tax annually of not to exceed
Page 4 - 5. There is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the treasury not otherwise appropriated the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000)
Page 17 - the Township Advisory Board of the township in which such library is located, shall levy and collect a tax of two-tenths of a mill on each dollar of all the taxable property assessed for taxation in said township, as shown by the tax duplicate for the year immediately preceding the fixing of such levy, exclusive of the
Page 15 - shall have resided for a period of not less than five years immediately preceding their appointment in the city or town for which they are appointed, and who shall not be less than twenty-five years of age at the time of appointment, and who shall
Page 17 - located, and such Library Board may use such sum for the purchase of a building site and the erection of a library building as the Board may decide. It shall be the duty of such Library Board to determine the rate of taxation that shall be necessary to establish, increase, equip and maintain
Page 6 - may with the consent of the Board of Commissioners of the county, when it shall become necessary to purchase additional ground for the extension or protection of library buildings already established by such private donation, annually levy and collect not more than

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