The Colorado Library Law provides a legal framework for library operations and responsibilities. Staff, governing boards, and agency attorneys who work with libraries should be familiar with the information contained on these pages. View Other Colorado Statutes.
Read the Colorado Library Law
- Colorado Library Law (PDF version)
- Library Law - Table of Contents (HTML version)
- Colorado Library Law Highlights (PDF)
The Colorado State Library has made the following Quick Guides to the Colorado Library Law available. These provide the full text of the law plus a non-legal summary of the statute language. They are intended to assist you in understanding the meaning of the law, not replace your local legal counsel. Please consult with your library's attorney for any necessary interpretations.
For additional information contact Crystal Schimpf: Schimpf_C@cde.state.co.us, 303-866-6891.