PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICTS
33-2701. Purpose and policy. It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state of Idaho, as a part of the provisions for public education, to promote the establishment and development of public library service for all the people of Idaho. By so declaring, the state acknowledges that the ability of its citizens to access information has a critical impact on the state’s educational success, economic development, provision for an informed electorate, and overall quality of life. It is the purpose of this chapter to integrate, extend and add to existing library services and resources so that public library service may be available to all residents of the state from infancy through adulthood, beginning in the formative years and continuing for lifelong learning.
[33-2701, added 1963, ch. 188, sec. 1, p. 568; am. 1995, ch. 119, sec. 1, p. 513; am. 1996, ch. 71, sec. 2, p. 217; am. 2002, ch. 312, sec. 1, p. 886.]