TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE B: CULTURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER I: SECRETARY OF STATE
PART 3050 PUBLIC LIBRARY NON-RESIDENT SERVICES
SECTION 3050.10 DEFINITIONS
Section 3050.10 Definitions
"Closest public library" means a participating public library that issues non-resident library cards that meet the conditions of Section 3050.25. The closest public library for the non-resident shall be determined by the location of a participating public library.
"Commonality of community interests" means activities involving, but not limited to, education, retail, commercial, cultural, civic, health facilities, financial institutions and recreation.
"E-Resources" means materials in a digital format that are accessible electronically. E-resources may be created or acquired for providing library services. Examples include, but are not limited to, e-journals, e-books, electronic database collections, and downloadable audio or video files.
"Non-resident" means an individual residing in Illinois whose principal residence is not within the public library service area.
"Non-resident library card" means the library card purchased by an individual residing in an area not taxed for public library service from a participating public library.
"Participating public library" means the public library whose board of trustees authorizes the issuance of non-resident library cards.
"Public library" has the definition ascribed at 23 Ill. Adm. Code 3030.110.
"Public library service area" means the legal territory served by the public library.
"School district" means high school district, grade school district, or unit district.
"Student", for purposes of this Part, means an individual whose principal residence is not within a public library service area and who is currently enrolled in a public or private school (PK-12) or who is a homeschool student who is 18 or under and has not graduated from high school.
"Veteran" means an Illinois resident who has served as a member of the United States Armed Forces on active duty or State active duty, a member of the Illinois National Guard, or a member of the United States Reserve Forces who has received an honorable discharge.
(Source: Amended at 45 Ill. Reg. 9538, effective July 19, 2021)