Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board

Agenda

Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 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 November 18, 2009 Meeting Minutes

 

III.               Additions or Changes to the Agenda

 

IV.              Public Comments

 

V.                 Youth Services Presentation

 

VI.              Director’s Report

 

VII.            Patron Compliments and Concerns

 

VIII.         Old Business

 

a.       Board/Community Communications

 

b.      Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Board Report - Soules

 

c.       Library Board Goals Committee Reports

 

IX.              New Business

 

a.   Library Strategic Plan Review

 

X.                 Board Announcements

 

XI.              Adjournment

Next meeting date:  February 17, 2010

 

 

Board Goals:

 

1.       Review emerging trends and demographics in Midland community and evaluate impact on current and future library programs.

 

2.       Promote the library to the community by increasing awareness of the library with the goal to achieve sustained usage of the library and attendance at library events.  Measurements for the goal are library statistics, newspaper mentions, and frequency of individual member actions.

 

3.       To work with library staff in nominating the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library as Library of the Year, by the April 15, 2010 deadline.