The Idaho Commission for Libraries has finalized the 2021 edition of Idaho Library Laws. This publication contains sections from Idaho code that pertain to public libraries, including public records, open meetings, and elections. Idaho Library Laws 2021 incorporates changes through the 2021 legislative session that impact city and district libraries in Idaho and/or the Idaho Commission for Libraries. Please feel free to download and print as needed.

The Idaho Commission for Libraries does not provide legal advice. For more information and legal opinions on Ethics in Government, Idaho’s Open Meetings Law, and Idaho’s Public Records Act, please visit the Office of the Attorney General at

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