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CHAPTER 359 AN ACT TO REVISE THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That said board of school commissioners shall have the power and authority to establish and maintain a library in connection with each school building, which shall be free for the use of the teachers and students of the graded schools of said city; and shall have the power to acquire by donation, purchase, or otherwise books, charts, maps, periodicals and other publications, and property of every kind suitable for such library, and shall arrange for separate books and publications for the white and colored races and provide separate rooms for the use of each of said races; and the said board of school commissioners shall have the power to prescribe such rules and regulations for the use of such library as it may deem proper, and to do all acts and things necessary for the successful maintenance and operation of said library. The expenses of equipping and maintaining the same shall be paid out of the school revenues of said city of Charlotte.