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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XII EDUCATION
  • CHAPTER 78 LIBRARIES

Section 1 - Existing corporations

Section 2 - Organization of county law libraries

Section 3 - Use by residents of county

Section 4 - Source of funds

Section 5 - Right to receive legislative documents

Section 6 - Right to receive other books and documents

Section 7 - Establishment by cities and towns; records

Section 8 - Use of facilities by non-residents

Section 9 - Return of unwanted state publications

Section 10 - Town libraries; selection of trustees and officers

Section 11 - Board of trustees; powers and duties

Section 12 - Annual report of trustees

Section 13 - Applicability of sections relating to trustees

Section 14 - Board of library commissioners; members; appointment; term; by-laws; reimbursement; officers; staff

Section 15 - Duties relating to management and maintenance of libraries

Section 16 to 18 - Repealed, 1960, 429, Sec. 5

Section 19 - Powers, duties and status of board

Section 19A - State aid; determination

Section 19B - State aid; annual reports by libraries; requisites for aid

Section 19C - Regional public library service; annual appropriation

Section 19D - Regional public library service; council of members

Section 19E - Library media services; comprehensive statewide program; funds; standards

Section 19F - Regional public library service; arrangement for delivery and retrieval of materials or services

Section 19G - State assistance for public library projects

Section 19H - Definitions

Section 19I - Application for and distribution of funds

Section 19J - Allocation of funds; priorities

Section 19K - Gifts and grants

Section 19L - Massachusetts library and information network

Section 19M - Statewide advisory council on cooperative library programs

Section 19N - Rules and regulations

Section 20 - Librarians; appointment; examination; registration

Section 21 - Inapplicability of certain sections to cities

Section 22 - Certification of librarians

Section 23 - Board meetings; quorum

Section 24 - Definitions applicable to Secs. 22 to 31

Section 25 - Rules and regulations

Section 26 - Repealed, 1977, 565, Sec. 6

Section 27 - Clerical assistance, etc.; expenditures

Section 28 - Duties of board

Section 29 - Librarians; qualifications

Section 30 - Fees

Section 31 - Status of existing librarians; certificates

Section 32 - Library staff members; leaves of absence for study or research

Section 33 - Policy for selection and use of library materials and facilities

Section 34 - Employment contracts for library employees