Steps to create a School District Public Library

[flow chart depicting steps in creating a school district public library]

1

Library considers change to School District Public Library

2

Discusses PROs and CONs.

3

Contacts Public Library System.

4

System or library informs DLD of pending action.

5

Library Board meets with School District.

6

Library Board meets to discuss wording of petition, number of signatures needed, timeframe, budget and trustee slate.

7

Petition drafted; signatures obtained.

8

Petition submitted to school district in a timely manner.

9

School District sends out notices.

10

Library Board holds many community meetings to discuss and defend proposition and budget.

11

Process continues until last vote is cast.

12

Thank you's are sent out to public and volunteers.
Last Updated: August 4, 2009 -- asm; for questions or comments, contact Lisa Areford