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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter16 > 16-251

16-251. Libraries and museums; establishment; maintenance.The mayor and council of any city of the first class shall have power to establish and maintain public libraries, reading rooms, art galleries and museums, and to provide the necessary grounds or buildings therefor; to purchase the papers, books, maps, manuscripts and works of art, and objects of natural or scientific curiosity and instruction therefor; and to receive donations and bequests of money or property for the same in trust or otherwise. They may also pass necessary bylaws and regulations for the protection and government of the same. The ownership of the real and personal property of such library shall be in the city. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 49, p. 268; Laws 1903, c. 19, § 10, p. 241; R.S.1913, § 4867; C.S.1922, § 4035; C.S.1929, § 16-252; R.S.1943, § 16-251.