Circulation of petitions and distribution of literature is allowed outside of the library buildings and must be conducted at a reasonable distance, not less than 12 feet, from the front entrance of the library, either to the left or right of the front doors. This activity may not disrupt library operations, impede people from entering or leaving the library, or create unsafe traffic patterns on the library’s sidewalks or parking lots; it is not allowed inside the library buildings.
No more than one individual/group may engage in this activity at the same time and each is subject to provisions of the Library District’s Conduct Ordinance (No. 2004-3-2; available upon request). Each occurrence must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance by notifying the senior Security staff member on duty.
Approval of these activities does not constitute Library endorsement of the philosophies, practices or viewpoints of participants.
Circulation and/or distribution of any literature with respect to campaigns for elected office or issues to be placed on a ballot will be allowed only outside the library building and must be conducted at a distance of 100 feet (in an arc) from the front door of the polling place. This footage is outside the half wall in front of the café and patio, when the entrance to the polling place is in Community Room C. Any complaints should be directed to the Kane County Election office or the Kane County Attorney General’s office. This activity may not disrupt library operations, impede people from entering or leaving the library, or create unsafe traffic patterns on the library’s sidewalks or parking lots.