IL Library Law & Standards Guides - Copies On Sale Now

Updated 10/25/2021 4:01 PM CT

Illinois Library Law and Standards Books Available at Discounted Pricing Through IHLS


2020 Illinois Library Laws & Rules
In Effect January 1, 2020

The 2020 Illinois Library Laws and Rules book is now available for purchase through IHLS. We strongly recommend all members have at least one copy of this reference tool for your library and your trustees. The 2020 edition includes both paperback and flash drive copies.

The updated 2020 ILA Illinois Library Laws & Rules includes all current laws and rules affecting library service in Illinois. A valuable tool for those crafting library administrative policies (librarians, trustees, and governmental officials) in need of current knowledge of the law. The publication reflects all changes to laws affecting libraries passed by the Illinois General Assembly since the previous 2015 edition. It includes an index for easy reference.



1-4 copies = $27.50 each

5+ copies = $26.00 each

Once all our copies are gone, you may purchase a copy from ILA at $30 (ILA member rate) or $50 (ILA non-member rate). 


How to Order & Billing

Please complete the online order form. Libraries will be billed when the books are shipped. 

Illinois Library Laws & Rules book cover



Serving Our Public 4.0: Standards for Illinois Public Libraries

Published by Illinois Library Association

This updated edition contains everything your library needs to complete applications for state grant programs and is an important guide for trustees and library boards. It has 13 chapters, including new chapter on Youth and Young Adult Services, Building Infrastructure and Maintenance, and Illinois Public Library Resource Sharing Responsibility, plus three new appendices. The new edition includes a paperback and flash drive.




The books are available to IHLS members for $27.50/copy. To offer these savings to our members, we made a bulk purchase. IHLS has a limited supply, and copies will be available to IHLS member libraries on a first-come, first-served basis. Once all of our copies are gone, you may purchase a copy from ILA at $30 (member rate) or $50 (non-member rate).


How to Order & Billing

Please complete the online order form. Libraries will be billed when the books are shipped.

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