Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board

Agenda

Wednesday, March 19, 2008, 7 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers

 

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I.                    Roll Call

 

II.                 Acceptance of February 20, 2008 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.      Library Drive-Up Return

 

c.       Library Board Goals Committee Reports

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

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

 

d.      Expiring Term of Board Member – Soules

 

e.       Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Board Report

 

f.       Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Representative

 

VIII.         New Business        

 

a.       City of Midland 2008-2009 Budget Process

 

b.      Board Annual Report Committee

 

XI.       Board Comments

 

X.               Adjournment

Next meeting date:  April 16, 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.