Concealed Carry Signage

Just a reminder to post a no guns sign on the front door of your library. Libraries are considered a unit of local government and are considered prohibited areas for gun owners to carry their weapons. (430 ILCS 66/65).

Below is an explanation of the signage requirements and a link to a printable PDF version of the sign.  

Requirements for Concealed Carry Signage

Pursuant to Section 65(d) of the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, signs must be of a uniform design and the Illinois State Police is responsible for adopting rules for standardized signs. The Illinois State Police has proposed rules which require a white background; no text (except the reference to the Illinois Code 430 ILCS 66/1) or marking within the one-inch area surrounding the graphic design; a depiction of a handgun in black ink with a circle around and diagonal slash across the firearm in red ink; and that the circle be 4 inches in diameter. The sign in its entirety will measure 4 inches x 6 inches.

Click on the image or use the link below to download a template of the approved sign.

NOTE: When printing the sign, please ensure the black borders surrounding the "no firearms" symbol measure 4 inches from top to bottom and 6 inches from left to right.

Concealed Carry Prohibited Area Sign (PDF)