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Special Legislative District Public Library; steps for creating:

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

2. Existing Library Board defines desired service area and other features of proposed district, establishes timetable

3. Library Board discusses plans with local elected and appointed officials – seeks support

4. State Legislator recruited to draft and introduce legislation authorizing local vote to create library

5. If required by legislator, “home rule” letters requested from affected municipalities

6. Bill introduced – co-sponsors recruited