Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board

Agenda

Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 7 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers

 

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I.                    Roll Call

 

II.                 Acceptance of April 16, 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 Report

   

d.      Library Board Goals Committee Reports

 

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

 

f.       2008-09 Library Budget

 

VIII.         New Business        

a.       Board Member Appointments

 

b.      Nominations Committee Appointments

 

XI.       Board Announcements

 

X.               Adjournment

Next meeting date:  June 18, 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.