Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics' Association
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Textual Ownership 94x130 mm No. / LIBRARY OF THE ROCHESTER ATHENAEUM AND MECHANICS' ASSOCIATION. / RULES. / The Library shall be open for the receipt and delivery of Books every day, Sundays and Mondays excepted, from 8 A. M., to 12 1/2 P.M.; from 2 to 5 P.M., and in the evening from 6 1/2 to 9 1/2 o'clock. / Every member may draw from the Library two volumes and no more, at the same time, which shall be returned in two weeks. / Books may be renewed in the same name once. / New publications, which have not been in the Library three months, may be detained; duodecimo, only three days; and octavos, or larger volumes, one week; but one such book shall be drawn at a time, and they shall not be renewed. / The Librarian shall assess a fine at the rate of six cents a week on every book kept from the Library longer than is herein allowed; and also fines, under the directions of the Library Committee, for damages to books. / No member shall be allowed to take any book from the Library while any book due to it remains in his possession, or while any fine assessed against him remains unpaid. / No book shall be reserved for any member. / Books will be gratuitously loaned to such apprentices, between the ages of 14 and 21 years, as shall produce a certificate that they are worthy of confidence, and guaranteeing the safe return of all books so loaned, signed by some responsible member of the Association. Library rules.  Blank completed in ms: No. '1254'  Discolored by collector's glue.
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
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