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Catalog Number 2002.81.19
Object Name Card, Library
Title Daly's Lending Library Card
Description Beige paper pasted on a thicker paper. Daly's Lending Library membership sheet. The sheet lists the rules of the lending library and below the rules is a section for the books borrowed. The book No. has been filled out as no. 294. The sheet has a black rectangle and circle border.
"Daly's Lending Library of Guelph, Ont. Rules Governing the Library Service. Library Membership - A Membership in the Library consists in the permanent ownership of the exchangeable book which carries with it privileges of being exchangeable. The price of this is $2.00. The Exchange Fees - Three cents a day is the rental fee charged; minimum charge of five cents on any one book, or 15 cents a week. members agree to change their books at least twice a month. Only one book is allowed taken out with each membership. When a book is returned the amount due must be paid in cash. If you should lose your book, simply buy another and your membership continues. Persons drawing books will be held responsible for their return in good condition. Books mutilated or lost will be charged for at regular retail rates. the rent on these continues until they are paid for or replaced in the Library. Clerk will enter the date when Book is taken out and returned Book no. 294 Daly's right at the Post Office..Guelph Ont."
People Daly, Russell
Search Terms Daly's Lending Library
Post Office
Subjects FAMILY
Dimensions 7.36/4.92 in. - Length/Width