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W Stated Meetings of the Committee on the Library, 2d Tuesday evening in each month.

REGULATIONS

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF

THE COMMITTEE ON THE LIBRARY.

READING ROOM.

I. The large room on the second floor of the Hall shall be appropriated for the purpose of a Reading Room, when not required for the meetings of the Institute.

II. The Reading Room shall be open daily (Sundays excepted), from 10 o'clock, A. M. to 10 o'clock, P. M.

III. No conversation shall be permitted in the Reading Room, to the interruption of the readers; but the adjoining north-east and southeast rooms may be used for that purpose, when not required for the meetings of the Board of Managers, or Committees.

IV. Members shall have the privilege of introducing to the Reading Room persons who are not residents of Philadelphia, who shall then have free access to the rooms during one month. All visitors must be presented to the Actuary, and their names, occupations, and residences, be entered in a book appropriated for that purpose, with the signature of the member by whom they were introduced.

LIBRARY.

Dup.exoh. Cadous B.Sh.24. Dec, 1935

V. The Library shall be divided into two classes; the first compris. ing such works, as from their rarity, value, or extent, should not be lent out, except when required by committees for the use of the Institute; or by members who have obtained the sanction of the committee at a regular meeting; to this class shall be added all unbound periodi. cals, and such text-books as ought necessarily to be found in a library of reference. The second class shall include those books intended for circulation

among

the members. VI. The Actuary shall have authority to loan to members of the Institute any work belonging to the second class, subject to the following regulations.

Section 1st. Every person, on borrowing a book, shall sign a conditional bond, or obligation, for the sum of FIFTY DOLLARS, as security

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