Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board Agenda

Wednesday, January 16, 2008, 7 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers

 

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I. Roll Call

 

II. Acceptance of October 17, 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. Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Board Report - Bush

            c. Fines and Fees Ordinance Revision Implementation

            d. Library Board Goals Committee Reports

1. Neher and Soules – Suggest new opportunities for library collaborations with community organizations.

2. Bush and Galt – Suggest innovative marketing strategies to communicate library services and programs to the community.

3. Brink, Kinnish and Stein – Seek dialog/feedback from the community to determine needs through solicited comments.

 

VIII. New Business   

            Project for Public Spaces, Discovery Square

 

XI.       Board Comments

 

X. Adjournment

 

Next meeting date:  February 20, 2008

 

Library Board Goals: 

1. Collaborate with Staff to address revisions in the fines and fees ordinance

2. Monitor the library’s performance through library statistics, the Director’s Report to the Board and patron feedback to provide recommendations on the future direction of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.

3. Suggest innovative marketing strategies to communicate library services and programs to the community.

4. Suggest new opportunities for library collaborations with community organizations.

5. Seek dialog/feedback from the community to determine needs through solicited comments.