2019 Delaware Code
Title 14 - Education
Chapter 71. District Libraries
§ 7105 Powers of district library commission.

Universal Citation: 14 DE Code § 7105 (2019)

(a) The district library commission shall have the custody and management of the library and all property owned or leased, or donated, relating thereto. All money, from whatever source, shall be placed in the care and custody of the commission to be expended or retained by the commission for and in behalf of the library.

(b) The district library commission may procure and maintain suitable quarters for the library; purchase or accept donations or gifts of printed matter; employ employees; and shall have such further and additional powers as may be necessary for the foundation and establishment, and the support and maintenance of a library.

(c) The district library commission shall have the power to take and hold in the name of the district library commission real and personal property by deed, devise, bequest, gift, grant or otherwise, except by eminent domain, and to alien, sell, transfer and dispose thereof as an occasion may require, and the proceeds realized therefrom may be reinvested in other property, funds or securities for the benefit of the district library.

(d) The district library commission shall have the power to enter into contracts for any library service with any other library, business or with any governmental unit.

(e) All deeds of real estate and bills of sale and contracts shall be executed on behalf of the district library commission by the president and secretary of the district library commission.

60 Del. Laws, c. 285, ยง 1.

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