The mayor shall, with the approval of the city council, appoint a library board for the city library. The board shall consist of seven members who shall be appointed in the manner and for such terms as prescribed by law. The mayor shall be ex officio a member of the library board with the same powers as appointed members but no other city officer shall be appointed a member of the board while holding such office.
(Code 1961, 8-101)
The library board shall annually meet and organize by the election of a chairperson, a secretary and a treasurer and such other officers as they may deem necessary. The board shall fix the date and place of its regular meetings and special meetings may be called by the chairperson or upon written request of a majority of the members in the manner provided by law.
(Code 1961, 8-102)
The library board shall have such powers and duties as prescribed by law.
(Code 1961, 8-103)
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully injure or damage any building occupied by the city library or to willfully injure or destroy any book, map, chart, magazine, picture, statuary or other personal property belonging to or under the control of the city library.
(Code 1961, 8-104)
It shall be unlawful for any person to take from the city library or any premises thereof any book, map, plat, chart, picture, or other personal property belonging to or under the control of the city library except with the permission of the librarian or person or persons in charge thereof, and in compliance with the rules of the city library.
(Code 1961, 8-105)