(75 ILCS 10/3)
(from Ch. 81, par. 113)
The State Librarian and his staff shall administer the provisions
of this Act and shall prescribe such rules and regulations as are necessary
to carry the provisions of this Act into effect.
The rules and regulations established by the State Librarian for the
administration of this Act shall be designed to achieve the following
standards and objectives:
A provide library service for every citizen in the state by extending
library facilities to areas not now served.
B provide library materials for student needs at every educational
C provide adequate library materials to satisfy the reference and
research needs of the people of this state.
D provide an adequate staff of professionally trained librarians for
E provide an adequate stock of books and other materials sufficient in
size and varied in kind and subject matter to satisfy the library needs of
the people of this state.
F provide adequate library outlets and facilities convenient in time
and place to serve the people of this state.
G encourage existing and new libraries to develop library systems
serving a sufficiently large population to support adequate library service
at reasonable cost.
H foster the economic and efficient utilization of public funds.
I promote the full utilization of local pride, responsibility,
initiative and support of library service and at the same time employ state
aid as a supplement to local support.
The Advisory Committee of the Illinois State Library shall confer with,
advise and make recommendations to the State Librarian regarding any matter
under this Act and particularly with reference to the formation of library
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 3077.)