ORS 357.002

It is the policy of the State of Oregon to have a State Library that:


Provides library services suitable to support state government needs and operations;


Provides efficient library services for Oregonians who are print-disabled;


Promotes the establishment, development and support of local library services;


Promotes and supports library services for children and youth;


Eliminates duplication of state agency library services;


Leverages federal, state and local funding for the benefit of state and local libraries;


Promotes the electronic delivery of library and information resources and services;


Promotes public, nonprofit and private partnerships; and


Maintains free access for the public to State Library materials. [2015 c.328 §1]


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Mar. 11, 2023