City of Rahway, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Rahway 7-9-1984 by Ord. No. A-12-84 as Ch. of 38 the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 4-13-1998 by Ord. No. O-9-98[1]]
As provided for in N.J.S.A. 40:54-1 to 40:54-29, as amended and supplemented, a Library Board, to be known as the "Trustees of the Free Public Library of the City of Rahway," is hereby established.
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Editor's Note: Ordinance No. O-9-98 expanded the membership of the Trustees of the Free Public Library of Rahway from seven to nine.
The Board shall have all the functions, powers and duties as provided by law.
[Added 11-13-1995 by Ord. No. O-57-95]
No person shall detain or fail to return any property or item borrowed from the Rahway Public Library or any book or article borrowed with the use of a Rahway Public Library card after 30 days have elapsed from the date of posting by certified mail, return receipt requested, of a notice demanding return thereof, addressed to such person at the last address furnished to the library.
[Added 11-13-1995 by Ord. No. O-57-95]
No person shall cut, tear, deface, disfigure, damage, destroy, or in any way diminish the value of the book or item, or any part thereof, which is owned by or is in the custody of such library.
[Added 11-13-1995 by Ord. No. O-57-95]
No person, with intent to defraud, shall register or furnish a false name or address or use any card other than the one issued to such a person for the purpose of borrowing any book or item from the library.
[Added 11-13-1995 by Ord. No. O-57-95]
Any person who initially violates the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not to exceed $100 or be sentenced to perform a maximum of 35 hours of community service at the Rahway Public Library, or both, at the discretion of the magistrate before whom such conviction is obtained. In addition, restitution in the amount of the replacement cost of the damaged or misappropriated item is to be required. Those who are convicted as repeated offenders within five years of the prior conviction are subject to a maximum fine of $200 as well as restitution.