Issue oriented, responding to librarians' social issues.
Oak Park Public Library
834 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL 60301-1314
Board Liaison: Anne M. Hughes
Bylaws of the Librarians for Social Responsibility Forum
The name of this organization shall be the Librarians for Social Responsibility (LSR) of the Illinois Library Association.
The purpose of LSR shall be to promote social responsibility by providing an opportunity for the discussion of the responsibilities of libraries in relation to the important problems of social change, which faces libraries and library workers.
Any member of the Illinois Library Association (ILA) may become a member of LSR.
Leadership in the forum will be provided by an executive committee made up of two co-chairs and a reporter-secretary. Co-chairs will serve for two years and the terms will be staggered. The reporter-secretary will serve for one year.
Duties of the co-chairs will be to preside over meetings, to communicate with the ILA Executive Board, and to oversee the development of programs. The duty of the reporter=secretary will be to provide articles to the ILA Reporter.
Members of the executive committee are nominated by the forum members and elected at the annual business meeting held at the ILA Annual Conference.
The executive committee may affiliate the organization with any organization whose purpose is consistent with that given in Article 2.
An annual business meeting of the forum will be held during the ILA Annual Conference. A program planning meeting will be held during the summer.
The bylaws shall be amended by a simple majority vote of the members present at the business meeting.
Approved by the forum October 18, 1999