Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board

Agenda

Wednesday, June 18, 2008, 7 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers

 

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I.                    Roll Call

 

II.                 Acceptance of May 21, 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.      Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Board Meeting Report - Soules

 

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

 

d.      Nominations Committee Report and Election of Officers for 2008/09 – Stein

 

VIII.         New Business        

 

a.       Library Board Appointments

 

XI.       Board Announcements

 

X.               Adjournment

Next meeting date:  August 20, 2008

 

Library Board Goals, 2007/08

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.