Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
I. Roll Call
II. Acceptance of March, 2007 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. Book Drop/Parking Lot – No Report
c. Cup and Chaucer Coffee Bar – No Report
d. Community Communication Committee – Galt, Bush, Soules
e. State Librarian’s Town Hall Meeting Report – Brink, Soules
f. Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Annual Meeting, May 17
g. Board Annual Report Committee – Bush, Heard, Kinnish
IX. New Business
a. Reappointment and Appointment of Board Members
b. Proposed 2007-08 Library Budget
X. Board Comments
Next meeting date: May 16, 2007
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