Current as of: 2009
A. The South St. Landry Community Library District is hereby declared to be a body corporate and politic, governed by the board of commissioners, with the power to sue and be sued, acquire, construct, maintain, extend, repair, and improve library equipment, fixtures, facilities, and services; provided, however, that the district shall operate entirely within the framework of the revenues to be derived as provided herein, and the library shall not become a charge on the public funds of the state of Louisiana.
B. It may contract and cooperate with other library agencies, and governmental and private entities. It may also receive gifts of books, money, or other property, which may be used or held in trust for the purposes given; may purchase and operate traveling libraries, and circulate such libraries within the district under such rules and conditions as the board may deem necessary. It may publish lists and circulars of information, and may conduct a clearing house for periodicals for free gifts to local libraries, and shall perform such other services considered in the best interest of the district.
C. The board may borrow money, give security therefor, purchase on contract, and do and perform any and all other acts and things necessary or proper to carry out the provisions of this Section.
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