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State Library Law

Wisconsin Statutes

• Chapter 43

Wisconsin Administrative Code

• Chapter PI6 (PDF from WI Legislature)

 

More about Chapter 43

• Chapter 43: Outline

• Overview of Wisconsin Library Law: Chapter 43 (PDF)

• "Non-Local Borrowing” and Wisconsin State Law

• Parental Access to Library Records:  Frequently Asked Questions – Act 207, Parental Access to Library Records

• Library Board Powers (PDF of an October 10, 2005 letter from the legal staff of the Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction)

 

 

Additional Resources

• Library Law, Standards, Policies and Planning (from Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction)

• Considerations for individual libraries purchasing online resources (with access for their own patrons only)

 

Other state law topics

• Sales Tax Issues for Wisconsin Public Libraries (from Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction)

• Wisconsin Open Meetings Law:  Compliance Outline (PDF) (from WI Department of Justice)

• Wisconsin Public Records Law: Compliance Outline (PDF) (from WI Department of Justice

• Concealed Carry Law:

• Department of Justice
• League of Wisconsin Municipalities
• Wisconsin Towns' Association
• "Concealed Carry Law: Background for Business, July 28, 2011," from a presentation to the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce (slides PDF)
• Sample sign

 

 

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