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[What is a public library district? Click for a larger version.]

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What is a Public Library District?

A public library that:

  • Obtains a substantial amount (60% or higher) of its operating budget through direct public vote.
  • Has a board of trustees that is elected by eligible voters within the library’s service area.
  • Presents an annual budget for public vote which would enable the library to meet or exceed minimum standards and carry out its long-range plan of service