Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board

Agenda

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

City Hall Council Chambers

 

Information on each highlighted agenda item is available by clicking on the description of that item.

 

 

I.                    Roll Call

 

II.                 Acceptance of March 19, 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.       Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Annual Meeting,

    May 8, 5:00p.m.

 

d.      Library Board Goals Committee Reports

 

e.       Library Board Annual Report Committee – Galt, Kinnish, Neher

 

VIII.         New Business        

a.       Reappointment and Appointment of Board Members

 

b.      Proposed 2008-2009 Library Budget

 

XI.       Board Announcements

 

X.               Adjournment

Next meeting date:  May 21, 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.