Illinois state law prohibits even a person with a license to carry a concealed firearm from knowingly carrying a firearm on or into any building, real property or parking area under the control of a public library. Consistent therewith, the Arlington Heights Memorial Library prohibits the carrying of any firearm, openly, concealed or partially concealed, in the library building or on library property, except (a) by an on duty law enforcement person, or (b) as specifically authorized by the executive director in connection with a program being held on library property. Any violators will be reported to law enforcement and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Firearm prohibition signs in the form approved by the state police will be posted at the entrances of the building, driveways and parking areas of the library.
Violators of the policy will be in violation of the library Code of Conduct and subject to suspension as provided therein.