(75 ILCS 16/1-10)
Establishment of districts and libraries.
To provide local public institutions of general education
for citizens of Illinois, library districts and libraries may be
established, equipped, and maintained by the board pursuant to this
Act. That library shall be forever for the use of the residents and taxpayers
of the district in which it is located, subject to reasonable rules and
regulations the board adopts to render the use of the library of the greatest
benefit to the greatest number of those residents and taxpayers.
(Source: P.A. 87-1277.)