Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board

Agenda

Wednesday, April 21, 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 March 17, 2010 Meeting Minutes

 

III.               Additions or Changes to the Agenda

 

IV.              Friends of the Library Presentation – Joe Sova

 

V.                 Presentation on Genealogy/Local History Services – Katherine Redwine

 

VI.              Public Comments

 

VII.            Director’s Report

 

VIII.         Patron Compliments and Concerns

 

IX.              Old Business

a.       Board/Community Communications

b.      Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Board Report - Soules

c.       Library Board Goals Committee Reports

d.      Reappointment of Library Board Member

 

X.                 New Business

a.       New Board Member Appointment Process

b.      2010-2011 Library Budget

 

XI.              Board Announcements

 

XII.            Adjournment

Next meeting date:  May 19, 2010

 

 

Board Goals:

 

1.       Review emerging trends and demographics in Midland community and evaluate impact on current and future library programs.  POSTPONED 2-10

 

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.