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  • Textual. Ownership. 81x131 mm. Illinois Farmers' Institute Free Library. / No. / Value / No. of Library / RULES FOR BORROWERS. / 1. Any person living in the community where the Library is stationed may have the use of its books by complying with the Rules. / 2. One volume may be drawn by each reader and kept two weeks. The borrower signing a receipt for each book, obligating himself or herself to return the volume or pay the value of the same.... more
    Textual. Ownership. 81x131 mm. Illinois Farmers' Institute Free Library. / No. / Value / No. of Library / RULES FOR BORROWERS. / 1. Any person living in the community where the Library is stationed may have the use of its books by complying with the Rules. / 2. One volume may be drawn by each reader and kept two weeks. The borrower signing a receipt for each book, obligating himself or herself to return the volume or pay the value of the same. / 3. A fine of one cent a day shall be paid to the / librarian for each book paid over time and any money thus received shall be used by the librarian for the library expenses. / 4. No book shall be lent to anyone to whom a book or an unpaid fine is charged. / 5. The pages of these books must not be marked nor mutilated and librarians are required to collect fines for injuries beyond reasonable wear. Such fines to be returned to the Secretary of the Illinois Farmer's Institute with the library. / 6. The Librarian, or some one authorized to act as assistant, shall require each borrower to sign a receipt, properly dated and giving the name of the book, before the same is taken from the library. The librarian shall also fill out the blanks upon the stub of the receipt and mark the date when the receipt is taken up and the book returned. The librarian shall also return these stubs to the Secretary of the Illinois Farmers' Institute when called upon to do so. / A.B. HOSTETTER, Superintendent and Secretary of the Illinois Farmers' Institute. / Room 12, State House, Springfield, Ill. Black ink on golden beige paper with a thin black border. Library rules. less
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  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277