"Yes, yes, of course. Well, I can't say that I fully approve of this... endeavor... but the Primus gave his approval... so, well, here we are."
"Now, usually, the books we will be giving you would have been flagged for use by apprentices. Older copies, or less advanced works, or simply redudant books that are of little use anymore."
He put his hands down on his desk, looking at you thoughtfully for a few moments before continuing.
"As for the subjects, well, some basics. Magic Theory, of course. As many Roots as we could spare. Magic and Faerie Lore, of course. Some lab texts, too, and a few mundane books. Histories, law, medicine."
He sighs, "Now, of course all this will help you get started. But I am sure you will want to expand upon your collection. Should you wish to do so, I have been directed to offer you scribing hospitality when possible, of one season per year, in exchange for one season of scribal work to help maintain the Library."