TITLE 29
Libraries

CHAPTER 29-4
Free Public Libraries

SECTION 29-4-1


§ 29-4-1 Founding by town or city.

The electors in any town, qualified to vote upon any proposition to impose a tax or for the expenditure of money in the town, voting at any financial town meeting, or in the case of any city, the city council, may appropriate such sum or sums as they shall deem proper for the foundation therein of a free public library, with or without branches, for all the inhabitants thereof, and to provide suitable rooms, land, buildings, and capital improvements for the library.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 36, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 46, § 5; P.L. 1914, ch. 1036, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 47, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 329, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 29-4-1; P.L. 1964, ch. 233, § 2.)