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Not more than THREE volumes shall be ta ken out at the same time, and no Books shall be permitted to be taken or used, but by the owner of a sháre or his family.
Fines are incurred, for each volume retained above five weeks, 17 cents per week; for the abuse of Books, the value of the hook when new. If any book be lost, the same must be replaced by a similar volume, or by paying the current price of a new volume; if it be part of a set the remainder must be taken, paying the current price of a new set.
Two DOLLARS assessment must be paid previous to the delivery of any Books after the annual meeting
ALL BUoks must be returned intothe Library, ten days previous to the annual meeting, which is always on the second Friday for inspection ; fine for non-compliance i 1.
Books must be called for by their numbers, and not by their titles.
THE LIBRARY is opened every Thursday and Saturday afternoon, from 3 to 6, in summer, and 3 io 5, in winter ; also every Saturday forenoon, from 10 to 1 o'clock.
No Person shall be allowed to go within the railing, or to take down any Book, without the special leave of the Librarian.
The present price of a share is $25, subject to an assessment of $2 a year.
The Library at this present time (Jan. 1822) contains upwards of Eight Thousand volumes, to which all new books of merit will be added as they are published.