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RULES OF THE BOSTON LIBRARY,
FRANKLIN PLACE: 30,6. Not more than one folio, two quartos, or three of a smaller size, shall be taken out at the same time.
Fines are incurred, for each volume retained a. bove fire weeks 17 cents per week; for the abuse of books, the value of the book when now.
If any book is lost, the same to 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 may be taken, paying the current price of a new set.
Two dollars assesment must be paid previous to the delivery of any books after the annual meeting.
All books must be returned into the Library ten days previous to the annual meeting which is always on the first Monday in March, for inspection ; fino for non-compliance is one dollar.
The Library is open every Thursday and Satue." day afternoon from 3 to 6 in summer, and 3 to 5 in winter; also on the forenoons of Saturday from 10 to l'o'clock.
Books to be called for by their numbers and not by their titles.
The present price of a share is twenty-five dollars and subject to an asses-ment of two dollars a year.
The Library at this present time (Sept. 1818.) contains upwards of 6000 volumes, to which all new Books of merit will be added as they are pub lished.
Boston Library Society