Present: K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, D. Turner, C. Van Auken
Absent: J. Fausone, G. Snow
Also Present: E. Davis, K. Gladden
Call to AudienceNo comments (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, L. Papa, S. Rzetelny)
Approval of AgendaThe agenda was approved as presented
Approval of MinutesMinutes of the November 19th Meeting were approved as presented
Formal and handwritten letters of thanks from Marybeth Levine of the Detroit Area Diaper Bank; the library’s participation in the diaper drive helped the Diaper Bank exceed its collection goal.
Present: J. Fausone, K. Schulz, M. Siegrist, G. Snow, C. Van Auken
Absent: D. Turner
Also Present: E. Davis, S. Rzetelny, K. Gladden, L. Golden, J. Noricks
Call to AudienceNo comments (R. Havenstein-Coughlin, A. Heidemann, L. Papa)
Approval of AgendaThe agenda was approved as amended
Approval of MinutesMinutes of the October 15th Meeting were approved as presented
CommunicationsNote from S. Rzetelny thanking the Board for the funeral arrangement.
Canton Community Foundation – 2nd Endowment - Joan Noricks, president of the Canton Community Foundation, presented a proposal for the library to create a second endowment fund to be administered through the CCF. She outlined the advantages of having CCF hold combined endowment funds:
- Call to Order
- Call to Audience
- Approval of Agenda
- Approval of Minutes
- Report of the Library Director
- Old Business
- RFID Conversion Project
- Discussion of newsletter advertising inserts
- Deliver Director's Performance Evaluation and discuss establishing Director's Evaluation Committee for 2010 (discussion)
- 2010 Library Closings Calendar – move Staff In-Service from November 12 to November 5 or 19 (item of action)
- New Business
- Vote Confirming December 4 Email Approval of Amnesty Day on December 9, 2009 (item of action)
- Vote on TLN Plan of Service Revisions (item of action)
- 4th Quarter Budget Amendments (item of action)
- Nomination of Officers for 2010 (discussion)
- Call to Audience
The library is applying for the Library of Michigan Foundation's State Librarian's Excellence Award, which is given annually to a library that exemplifies excellence in customer service. The recipient will receive a trophy and prize sponsored by the Roger & June Mendel Fund.
We need your help to win this prestigious honor. If we've done something you think merits praise - a program, a collection, our general staff demeanor and library culture - please address a letter to the State Librarian's Excellence Award Committee, telling them why you think the Canton Public Library gives great service, and send it to Kathie Gladden c/o Canton Public Library - 1200 S. Canton Center Road - Canton, MI 48188.
The deadline for us to receive recommendation letters is Tuesday, September 8.
(Tuesdays are Members Only Days at Secondhand Prose; you can purchase membership in advance or on the sale day.)