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The Annotated Code of the Public Civil Laws of Maryland, 1911
Volume 372, Page 1743   View pdf image (33K)
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provisions of this law relative to the establishment of such library may
expend not more than one hundred dollars for books, to be selected and
purchased by said commission and delivered to said directors for the
purpose of establishing a free public library.

1904, art. 77, secs. 95 and 96. 1898, ch. 515, sec. 1. 1902, ch. 367, secs, 1, 2, 3.
1910, ch. 505, sec. 101 (p. 222).

106. The boards of county commissioners shall have power to estab-
lish and maintain central free public libraries at all the county seats of
their respective counties, with branches in such places within the limits
of said counties as the demand of the people of the vicinity may justify,
so as to give them convenient access to the free libraries and reading
rooms, and the legislative authority of any incorporated municipality
shall have power to establish public libraries in like manner for said

1904, art. 77, sec. 95. 1898, ch. 515, sec. 1. 1902, ch 367, secs 1, 2
1910. ch. 505, sec. 102 (p. 222).

107. The board of county commissioners of any county in the State,
for the establishment and maintenance of said free public libraries and
reading rooms in their respective counties, may levy an annual tax not

exceeding five cents on each one hundred dollars of the assessed valua-
tion of taxable property; such tax to be levied and collected in like man-
ner as other general taxes of said county, and when collected to be known
as the public library fund.

1910, ch. 505, sec. 103 (p. 223).

108. In case a majority of the voters in any election district shall
petition the board of county commissioners to establish a public library
in said district, the said board shall establish and control such public
library in the same manner as the legislative authority of an incorporated
municipality may establish and control a library under sections 100 to
120, and said board of county commissioners may levy a tax on the
election district for the said library in like manner as is done for the

library of an incorporated municipality and to the same amount, and
said election district library shall be managed in the same manner as
the library of an incorporated municipality.

1904, art. 77, sec. 97. 1902, ch. 367, sec. 4. 1910, ch. 505, sec. 104 (p. 223.)
109. The legislative authority of any municipality may levy a tax
for public library purposes upon the assessed valuation of the taxable
property within said municipality, not exceeding seven cents of each one
hundred dollars, to be collected in like manner as the other taxes of said
municipality. The money so collected by the governing boards of the
incorporated municipalities shall be paid over to the trustees or board of
directors, to be appointed as hereinafter provided, and shall be expended
by them as in their judgment they may deem best.


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