Grace A. Dow Memorial Library


Library Board


Wednesday, October 18, 2006

7 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers


     I.     Roll Call


   II.      Acceptance of September 20, 2006 Meeting Minutes


  III.     Additions or Changes to the Agenda


  IV.     Public Comments


   V.     Director’s Report


  VI.     Patron Compliments and Concerns


 VII.     Old Business


            a.         Board/Community Communications

            b.         Community Read Project – Heard

            c.         Book Drop/Parking Lot

d.                   Community Communication Committee, Board Goal 2 – Galt, Bush, Soules

e.                   Meeting Dates 2007


VIII.     New Business


            a.         Library Report to City Council

            b.         “Long Overdue” Report Discussion - Stein


  IX.     Board Comments


X.                 Adjournment


Next meeting date:  November 15, 2006


            Board Goals:

                        Goal 1:    Receive and discuss the parking lot and book return recommendation presented by the consultant.

                                Goal 2:    Explore at least one new method to communicate with the community about library services in order to preserve and expand our patron base.

                                Goal 3:    Review year-end statistics to evaluate and discuss the use patterns and future directions of our library.

                                Goal 4:    Receive reports on the community public spaces project and how it might impact the library.  Provide input as requested.

                                Goal 5:    Review staff recommendations on revising the fines and fees schedules and recommend revisions to City Council.

                                Goal 6:   Proactively support the Arnold Center regarding the upcoming wage challenges facing the Cup and Chaucer in order to keep this service viable