AGENDA

MIDDLESEX COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD

10:30 am, TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013

CAO Board Room, Middlesex County Building

London, Ontario

 

Members:  Warden Richards; Councillor Vance Blackmore, Chair; and Citizen Appointees:  Lynn Humfress-Trute, Vice-Chair; Dave Jones; and Marie Kingma;  Also present were:  Julie Gonyou (DeVries), County Librarian, and Lindsay Brock, Library Services Manager.

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

            1.         Provision for disclosure of pecuniary interest.

 

            2.         Minutes of the Library Board Meeting held on July 23, 2013

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Minutes of the Middlesex County Library Board meeting held on July 23, 2013 be approved as presented

 

3.         Visioning Topic - Review of Library Services and Programming 2013

·                     Power point presentation by Julie Gonyou (DeVries), County Librarian

 

B.        ACTION ITEMS

 

1.         Canada Post Corporation Act Amendment

·                     Report from Julie Gonyou (DeVries), County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That staff continue to evaluate the durability of DVD and audiobook cases to determine if changes can be made to our current procedure to allow DVD requests. 

 

C.        CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

1.         System Circulation and System Internet Usage to July 2013 (with 2012 for comparison)

 

            2.         Information Services Usage Statistics – July 2013

 

            3.         Accounts Payable to August 15, 2013 totalling $105,087.39

 

            4.         Newspaper articles concerning Middlesex County libraries

 

5.         County Librarian Update – August 2013

·                     Report from Julie Gonyou (DeVries), County Librarian

 

6.         Employment and Government Information Services Activity Report – July 2013

·                     Report from Lindsay Brock, Director of Information Services

 

7.         Library Board – Statement of Revenues and Expenditures to July 31, 2013

 

8.         Southern Ontario Library Service - Contribution to Libraries: Annual Report 2012-2013 “Stronger Libraries Stronger Communities” 

 

9.         London Public Library Stakeholder Lab Information – August 23, 2013

 

10.       Thank you letter from Mary Granic regarding wonderful service provided to procure the Canadian Red Book

 

11.       Thank you to Friends of Strathroy Library regarding donation of $5,000 for new microfilm reader

 

12.       Copy of the “Middlesex County:  Impact of Social & Economic Changes on Human Service Needs” prepared by United Way of London & Middlesex

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Items C.1 – LIB through C.12  LIB be received for information.

 

D.        INQUIRIES

 

E.        NEW BUSINESS

 

            1.         Next Meetings

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2013

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2013

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2013

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2013

 

F.         ADJOURNMENT

 

            Moved by _________________________

 

            Seconded by _______________________

 

                        That the meeting adjourn at      p.m.