Chapter 27.12 RCW

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Sections

27.12.010Definitions.
27.12.020Policy of state.
27.12.025Authorization.
27.12.030Libraries, how established.
27.12.040Rural library districtsEstablishmentProposed maximum levy rate.
27.12.050Rural library districtsBoard of library trusteesTax levies.
27.12.060Rural library districtsGeneral powers.
27.12.070Rural county library districts or rural partial-county library districtsDisbursement of revenues and collection of taxes.
27.12.079Disincorporation of district located in county with a population of two hundred ten thousand or more and inactive for five years.
27.12.080Regional libraries.
27.12.090Intercounty rural library districtsEstablishment.
27.12.100Intercounty rural library districtsEstablishmentProcedure.
27.12.110Intercounty rural library districtsExpansion of existing districts.
27.12.120Intercounty rural library districtsAssumption of property, assets, liabilities.
27.12.130Intercounty rural library districtsBoard of trustees.
27.12.140Intercounty rural library districtsName may be adopted.
27.12.150Intercounty rural library districtsTax levies.
27.12.160Intercounty rural library districtsDistrict treasurer.
27.12.170Intercounty rural library districtsPowers of boardProcedures.
27.12.180Contracts for library service.
27.12.190Library trusteesAppointment, election, removal, compensation.
27 . 12 . 192 Library trusteesSeven member rural county library district boards.
27.12.210Library trusteesOrganizationBylawsPowers and duties.
27.12.212Community revitalization financingPublic improvements.
27.12.215Job recruitment expenditures authorized.
27.12.220Rural, island, and intercounty rural districtsBudget for capital outlaysAccumulation of funds.
27.12.222Rural, island, and intercounty rural districtsGeneral obligation bondsExcess levies.
27.12.223BondsSaleSecurity for deposit.
27.12.240Annual appropriationsControl of expenditures.
27.12.260Annual report of trustees.
27.12.270Rules and regulationsFree use of libraries.
27.12.280Use by nonresidentsExchange of books.
27.12.285Library services for Indian tribes.
27.12.290Violators may be excluded.
27.12.300GiftsTitle to property.
27.12.305Sale of library materials authorizedDisposition of proceeds.
27.12.310Charter provisions superseded.
27.12.320DissolutionDisposition of property.
27.12.321School district public libraries abolishedDisposition of assets.
27.12.330Penalty for injury to property.
27.12.340Wilfully retaining booksInfraction.
27.12.350Executory conditional sales contracts for purchase of propertyLimit on indebtednessElection, when.
27.12.355Rural county library district, island library district, or intercounty rural library districtWithdrawal or reannexation of areas.
27.12.360Annexation of city or town into rural county library district, island library district, or intercounty rural library districtInitiation procedure.
27.12.370Annexation of city or town into library districtSpecial election procedure.
27.12.380Annexation of city or town into library districtWithdrawal of annexed city or town.
27.12.390Annexation of city or town into library districtTax levies.
27.12.395Annexation of city or town into library districtAssumption of liabilities.
27.12.400Island library districtsEstablishmentProcedure.
27.12.410Island library districtsRestrictions on establishment.
27.12.420Island library districtsBoard of trusteesTax levies.
27.12.430Island library districtsName may be adopted.
27.12.440Island library districtsPowers and limitations for indebtedness.
27.12.450Island library districtsDissolution, when.
27.12.470Rural partial-county library districts.

NOTES:

Certain library records exempt from public inspection: RCW 42.56.310.
LibrariansQualifications and certification: RCW 27.04.055.
Rural library district regular property tax levy: RCW 84.52.063.
Special purpose districts, expenditures to recruit job candidates: RCW 42.24.170.
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