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[Steps for creating a school district public library. Click for a larger version.]

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School District Public Library; Steps for Creating:

1. Library notifies Library Development & Library System and retains legal counsel and other expertise

2. The board of education receives petitions to create library (25 signatures) and nominate trustees (25 signatures or 2% of voters in last election)

3. Board of education puts the questions of establishment, budget and election of trustees before the voters at the next school district meeting or schedules a special meeting for that purpose

4. Campaign to support the proposition to establish and fund the library conducted. No public funds may be used to advocate for passage

5. After election, board of education certifies results, showing the number of votes cast for and against establishment of library and proposed budget, and for each candidate for the library board of trustees.