Illinois Library Law, Library Standards Books Available for Purchase

Updated 2/1/2022 11:33 AM CT

 

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

Published by Illinois Library Association

$27.50 each 1-4 copies until we run out
$26.00 each 5+ copies until we run out
Available through IHLS -- libraries will be billed when the books are shipped. 

OR

$30 ILA members
$50 ILA non-members

Available through ILA 

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.

Serving Our Public 4.0: Standards for Illinois Public Libraries

Published by Illinois Library Association

$27.50 each until we run out
Available through IHLS -- libraries will be billed when the books are shipped. 

OR

$30 ILA members
$50 ILA non-members

Available through ILA

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.

Linking for Learning: The Illinois School Library Standards, 4th Edition

Published by Association of Illinois School Library Educators

$36.00 paperback
Available through AISLE

$25.00 e-book
Available through Amazon Smile

Linking for Learning, The Illinois School Library Standards, 4th Edition provides guidance for everyone involved in evaluating a school library. It includes standards encompassing Planning and Instruction, Learning Environment, Library Administration, and Leadership. Linking for Learning provides support and encouragement for all school librarians. It also includes an important focus on building/district administration with standards and rubrics dedicated to them.

Order a copy for yourself and one for each of your administrators. It is great to use for self-evaluation and advocacy. Always keep a copy on your desk for reference.