In 2019, the Oregon legislature passed HB 2243 which:
From July through August 2019, the State Librarian convened an Rulemaking Advisory Committee who guided the creation of additional minimum conditions. The creation of the minimum conditions were broadly based on the "minimum requirements" listed in the Public Library Standards (September 2018) developed by the Public Library Division of Oregon Library Association. Members of the committee were:
Public comment on the proposed minimum conditions was open from September 3 - October 17, 2019. The final minimum conditions were approved by the State Library Board on October 18, 2019 and filed the following week. The minimum conditions became effective on January 1, 2020 as OAR 543-010-0036.
This LibGuide has been created to assist public library directors in their understanding of: