(75 ILCS 40/1)
(from Ch. 81, par. 16c)
The board of trustees of any village shall have authority to
establish and maintain a free, public library therein in any premises which
may be available or which may be donated to such village for library
purposes. The board may accept donations of such physical equipment as is
suitable to the maintenance of a free, public library.
(Source: Laws 1939, p. 700.)