Rule Regarding Responsibilities of Public Libraries

Effective Date: Feb. 2, 2011

AGENCY: 94-082 - Maine Library Commission (MSL)

CHAPTER NUMBER AND TITLE: Ch. 1, Rules Regarding Responsibilities of Public Libraries

PROPOSED RULE NUMBER: 2010-P270

CONTACT PERSON FOR THIS FILING: Linda H. Lord, State Librarian

PUBLIC HEARING: November 1, 2010, 1:00 p.m., Maine State Library Conference Room, Augusta, Maine 04333.

COMMENT DEADLINE: November 12, 2010

BRIEF SUMMARY: Public libraries in Maine shall submit the Public Libraries Survey (a.k.a. the Public Library Annual Report) to the Maine State Library by April 1 each year and must maintain an active subscription to either MELIBS-L or MEINFO-L. Failure to comply with this rule may result in the revocation of state-wide library services provided by the Maine State Library, including but not limited to internet access via the Maine School and Library Network (MSLN).

IMPACT ON MUNICIPALITIES OR COUNTIES: None