Section 11-90-1

Powers of counties and municipalities as to establishment and maintenance of free public libraries generally.

The county commissions of the counties of this state and municipalities, through their governing bodies, may establish and maintain or aid in establishing and maintaining free public libraries for the use of the citizens of the respective counties or municipalities, either separately or in connection with public schools, and to that end may accept gifts, donations, and bequests of land, buildings or money therefor and may make appropriations from the county or municipal treasury in support thereof in such sums as they may deem proper.

(Acts 1920, Ex. Sess., No. 93, p. 146; Code 1923, §1545; Acts 1939, No. 198, p. 350; Code 1940, T. 55, §285.)