Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board

Agenda

Wednesday, January 21, 2009, 7 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers

 

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

 

I.                    Roll Call

 

II.                 Acceptance of November 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.      Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Board Meeting Report - Soules

 

c.       Library Board Goals Committee Reports

 

VIII.         New Business        

 

a.       Midland 2009-2010 Budget Input Summary (Roundtables, Telephone Survey)

 

IX.              Board Announcements

 

X.                 Adjournment

Next meeting date:  February 18, 2009

 

 

 

Board Goals:

 

1.       Make suggestions to library staff on processes and procedures related to technology use and instruction at the library.

 

2.       Participate in the review of the Library’s Mission Statement and development of a strategic plan.

 

3.       Participate in the City of Midland Community Roundtable discussions regarding city services, including the services of the library, to provide input in identifying city budget priorities for the fiscal year 2009-2010.  COMPLETED OCTOBER 2008

 

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