Prohibition of Firearms on Library Property

Resolution No. 2011-R-08 

WHEREAS, the Library Trustees have authority under applicable statutes to adopt rules and regulations for the administration and government of the Library; and

WHEREAS, the Library Trustees have authority under applicable statutes over the use of Library buildings and grounds; and

WHEREAS, from time to time the Illinois General Assembly considers legislation permitting persons to carry concealed firearms; and

WHEREAS, regardless of any action taken by the Illinois General Assembly on concealed firearms, the Trustees believe firearms should be prohibited on Library property.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Library Trustees that firearms are not permitted on Library property at any time unless the owner of the firearm is a law enforcement officer.

ADOPTED this 27th day of April, 2011.
 

Adopted by the Tinley Park Library Board: April 2011