The library of the City of Hoisington shall be known as “The Hoisington Public Library.' The mayor with the approval of the governing body is authorized to appoint a library board for the operation and maintenance of such library as provided for by the laws of the State of Kansas, and the board so appointed is authorized to continue the maintenance of the library in accordance with provisions of the laws applicable thereto. The mayor shall be ex officio a member of the library board with the same powers as the appointed members but no person holding any office in the city shall be appointed a member while holding such office.

(Code 1962, 11-101)

It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully injure or damage any building occupied by the public library or to willfully injure or destroy any book, map, chart, magazine, picture, statuary or other personal property belonging to or under the control of the public library.

(Code 1962, 11-102)

It shall be unlawful for any person to take from the public library or any premises thereof any book, map, plat, chart, picture, other personal property belonging to or under the control of the public library except with the permission of the librarian or person or persons in charge thereof, and in compliance with the rules of the public library or to retain such book, map, plat, chart or other personal property in his or her possession or keep the same out of the public library for a longer period of time than that designated on each book or date card.

(Code 1962, 11-103)

Upon complaint by the librarian or person, or person in charge of the public library of the violation of this article to the chief of police, the chief shall notify the person accused of the violation and if restitution is not made within five days from the date of notification by the chief, the librarian may file a complaint in municipal court charging the person with the violation.

(Code 1962, 11-104)