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Association Library District

  • Option available to libraries currently chartered as Association libraries
  • Substantial amount of operating budget (60%) must come from municipal or school district ballot [NY Ed Law, Chapter 259(1)(2)]
  • Bylaws must provide for election of trustees by eligible voters within library service area
  • Library must present 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