Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

Library Board Agenda

February 15, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers



The Mission of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is to enrich our community by providing opportunities for learning, exploration and enjoyment in a welcoming environment.



The community’s chosen gateway for knowledge; a place for our community to gather and connect



I.                   Roll Call                                                         


II.                Acceptance of January 18, 2012 Meeting Minutes


III.             Additions or Changes to the Agenda


IV.             Public Comments


V.                Presentation on Library Databases – Kotecha


VI.             Director’s Report


VII.          Patron Comments and Suggestions - None


VIII.       Library Board Vacancy

a)      Vacancy

b)      Expiring Terms: Galt, Phillips


IX.             Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Board Report – Cronin


X.                City of Midland 2012-2013 Budget


XI.             2011-2012 Strategic Plan

a)      Building/Infrastructure

b)      Staff Development

c)      Funding

d)     Programming

e)      Technology and Resources

f)       Marketing


XII.          Announcements


XIII.       Adjournment