N.Y. Education Law Section 275
Librarians of school libraries


In a school district maintaining an academic department or high school the board of education may employ, and fix the compensation of, a person to act as school librarian who may be engaged for all or a part of the time in performance of the duties of the position as may be directed by the said board. The person so employed, who may be the librarian of the free library, shall be possessed of the qualifications prescribed by the commissioner of education. In all other districts the trustees or board of education may appoint a competent person to act as librarian. In case of a failure of a city or union free school district maintaining an academic department or high school to employ a librarian as above provided, the teacher of English in such school shall be the librarian. In case of a failure to appoint a librarian in any other district, the teacher, or if there be more than one teacher the principal teacher, shall act as librarian. The trustees or board of education shall report to the commissioner of education the name and address of the person employed or appointed as librarian.

Source: Section 275 — Librarians of school libraries, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/275 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

245
State library, how constituted
246
State medical library
247
State law library
248
Manuscript and records “on file”
249
State library, when open
249‑A
Libraries of public institutions of higher education
250
Duplicate department
251
Transfers from state officers
252
Other libraries owned by the state
253
Public and association libraries and museums
254
Standards of library service
255
Establishment of a public library
256
Contracts
257
Acceptance of conditional gift
258
Closing of museum
258‑A
Purchases by museums, historical societies, zoological gardens, aquariums, botanical gardens and arboreta through office of general services
259
Library taxes
260
Trustees
260‑A
Meetings of board of trustees
260‑B
Reduction of salaries for purchase of annuities
260‑C
Reduction of salaries for tax-deferred annuities
260‑D
Board of trustees continuing education
261
Incorporation
262
Use of public and Indian libraries
263
Reports
264
Injuries to property
265
Detention
265‑A
Defense of lawful detention
266
Transfer of libraries
267
Local neglect
268
Abolition
269
Library extension service
270
Acceptance of surplus library books or property
271
Apportionment of state aid to Indian libraries
272
Conditions under which library systems are entitled to state aid
273
Apportionment of state aid to libraries and library systems
273‑A
State aid for library construction
274
Use and care of school library
275
Librarians of school libraries
276
Existing rules continued in force
277
Authority to raise and receive money for school library
278
Authority to transfer school library property to a free library
279
Fees
280
Penalty for disobedience to library law, rules or orders
281
Loans and extensions of credit to infants
282
Establishment of school library systems
283
Functions of school library systems
284
State aid for school library systems
285
State aid for cooperation with correctional facilities

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 275’s source at nysenate​.gov

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