The free public library and reading room of the city shall be known as the Sterling Free Public Library.
(Code 1972, 14-1)
It shall be unlawful for any person to wilfully injure or damage any building occupied by the public library of the city, or to wilfully injure or destroy any book, map, charter, magazine, picture, statuary or other personal property belonging to or under the control of the public library of the city.
(K.S.A. 12-1228; Code 1972, 14-2)
It shall be unlawful for any person to take from the public library or any premises thereof in the city any book, map, plat, charter, picture or other personal property belonging to or under the control of the public library except with the permission of the librarian or person in charge thereof, and in compliance with the rules of the public library, or to retain such book, map, plat, chart or other personal property in his or her possession or keep the same out of the public library for a longer period of time than that designated on each book or date card.
(Code 1972, 14-3)
Upon complaint by the librarian or other person in charge of the public library of the city of the violation of section 12-203 to the chief of police, the chief shall notify the person accused of the violation and if restitution is not made within five days from the date of such notification by the chief of police the librarian may file a complaint in the municipal court charging such person with the violation and a warrant shall be issued for the accused and upon conviction he or she shall be punished as provided in section 1-112.
(Code 1972, 14-4).