Warren-Newport Public Library District
Lake County, Illinois
Board of Trustees
Disposal or Sale of Library Property
July 12, 2005
October 18, 2011; September 17, 2013; July 15, 2014; August 15, 2017;
March 19, 2019*; October 25, 2022
*Title changed from Disposal of Surplus Library Materials/Personal Property
Pursuant to statute [75 ILCS 16/30-55.32], real or personal property of the Warren-Newport Public
Library District which
is deemed to be no longer necessary or useful for library purposes may be
disposed of or sold as follows:
Books and non-print materials may be given to the Friends of the Library.
Motor vehicles may be traded in for their fair market value.
Prior to donation or sale,
works in the WNPLD Art Collection will be evaluated for removal
from the collection using
the Criteria for Art Acquisition found in Article 2
of Policy 3057
Personal property of any value may be donated or sold to any other tax-supported library
or to any Library System.
Other items of personal property having a
current market value
per item of less than or
equal to one thousand dollars ($1,000) or less may, at the discretion
of the Executive
Director, be discarded, sold, traded in on new equipment, or given to local philanthropic,
cultural, governmental, or other not-for-profit organizations.
Items having a current market value per item of more than one thousand dollars ($1,000)
but less than
or equal to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) may
be displayed at
and a public notice including the availability and
and terms of
proposed sale shall be posted.
In all other cases, personal property shall be sold in accordance with applicable statutes.
No preferential treatment shall be given to Library Trustees,
Library Staff, Library Volunteers or
members of their immediate families.
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