Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board


June 15, 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 April 20, 2011 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 Report - Soules

c.         Library Board Goals Committee Reports

d.        Library Board Annual Report Committee – Burhans, Phillips

e.         Library Budget 2011-2012


VIII.         New Business

a.         Nominations Committee

b.        Library Strategic Plan Review

c.         Board Member Appointments


IX.              Board Announcements


X.                 Adjournment

Next meeting date:  August 17, 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