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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 11. LIBRARIES [18010 - 20092]

  ( Part 11 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. Unified School Districts and Union High School Districts Public Libraries [18300 - 18571]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 7. Powers of Boards of Trustees [18400 - 18411]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

18400.
  

The board of library trustees shall make and enforce all rules, regulations, and bylaws necessary for the administration, government, and protection of the library under its management, and all property belonging to the library.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18401.
  

The board of library trustees shall administer any trust declared or created for the library and receive by gift, devise, or bequest, and hold in trust or otherwise, property situated in this state or elsewhere, and where not otherwise provided, dispose of the property for the benefit of the library.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18402.
  

The board of library trustees shall prescribe the duties and powers of the librarian, secretary, and other officers and employees of the library, determine the number of and appoint all officers and employees, and fix their compensation. The officers and employees shall hold their offices and positions at the pleasure of the boards.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18403.
  

The board of library trustees shall purchase necessary books, journals, publications, and other personal property.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18404.
  

The board of library trustees shall purchase such real property, and erect or rent and equip such buildings or rooms, as in its judgment are necessary to properly carry out the provisions of this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18405.
  

The board of library trustees may request the appropriate state officials to furnish the library with copies of any and all reports, laws, and other publications of the state not otherwise disposed of by law.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18406.
  

The board of library trustees shall borrow books from, lend books to, and exchange books with other libraries, and shall allow nonresidents to borrow books upon such conditions as it may prescribe.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18407.
  

The board of library trustees shall do and perform any and all other acts and things necessary or proper to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18408.
  

The board of library trustees shall file through the librarian on or before the last day in August of each year, a report with the State Librarian at Sacramento, giving the condition of its library and the number of volumes contained therein on the 30th day of June preceding. The report shall, in addition to other matters deemed expedient by the board of trustees or the district librarian, contain such statistical and other information as is deemed desirable by the State Librarian. For this purpose the State Librarian may send to the several district librarians instructions or question blanks so as to obtain the material for a comparative study of library conditions in the state.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18409.
  

The board of library trustees shall designate the hours during which the library will be open for the use of the public.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18410.
  

All public libraries established under this chapter shall be open for the use of the public at all reasonable times.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

18411.
  

Boards of library trustees and the boards of trustees of neighboring library districts, or the legislative bodies of neighboring municipalities, or boards of supervisors of the counties in which public libraries are situated, may contract to lend the books of the libraries to residents of the counties, neighboring municipalities, or library districts, upon a reasonable compensation to be paid by the counties, neighboring municipalities, or library districts.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

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