Skip to main content

Iowa's 27-Cent Special Library Levy (Self-Paced)

On Demand

The special library levy (also called the “27-cent levy”) is a potential source of additional funding for public libraries allowed by the Code of Iowa, 384.12 (21). The Code allows cities to levy an additional tax of up to $0.27 per $1,000 assessed property valuation for support of a public library.  Learn more about the politics and procedures of attempting this levy for your library.  Mandy Easter, State Law Librarian, shares vital information, and Maryann Mori (District Consultant) shares stories about successes and pitfalls that other libraries have had regarding the levy.

One (1) CE Credit Hour.

Complete self-paced courses at your convenience. To enroll, go to

Check Out