Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board


April 20, 2011, 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 February 16, 2011 Meeting Minutes


III.               Additions or Changes to the Agenda


IV.              Public Comments


V.                 Presentation on Services and Programs for Teens


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

d.      Expiring Board Terms:  Soules and Johnson


IX.              New Business

a.         New Board Member Appointment Process

b.        Library Board Annual Report Committee

c.         2011-2012 Library Budget


X.                 Board Announcements


XI.              Adjournment

Next meeting date:  June 15, 2011



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.

3.       To work with library staff in nominating the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library as Library Journal Library of the Year, by the April 1, 2011 deadline.   Completed April 2011