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75 ILCS 12/10

    (75 ILCS 12/10)
    Sec. 10. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "E-audiobook" means an audio recording of a text document that is read out loud in an electronic format that is listened to on a computer, tablet, smart phone, or other electronic device.
    "E-book" means a text document that has been converted into or published in an electronic format that is read on a computer, tablet, smart phone, or other electronic device.
    "Library" means an entity that:
        (1) serves, either directly or through contractual
services provided by another library, the basic information and library needs of its patrons through a bibliographically organized collection of library materials that has ongoing financial support and is accessible centrally;
        (2) is open at least 15 hours per week; and
        (3) is staffed by one or more employees serving as
librarians working a minimum of 15 hours per week.
(Source: P.A. 103-267, eff. 6-30-23.)