AGENDA

MIDDLESEX COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD

10:30 am, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013

Councillor’s Lounge, Middlesex County Building

London, Ontario

 

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

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

            1.         Provision for disclosure of pecuniary interest.

 

Julie DeVries, CEO, to chair the election of the Chair

 

2.         Appointment of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary-Treasurer and SOLS Representative

 

Appointment of Chair

 

Appointment of Vice Chair

 

Appointment of Secretary Treasurer

 

Appointment of SOLS representative

 

            3.         Minutes of the Library Board Meeting held on January 22, 2013

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Minutes of the Middlesex County Library Board meeting held on January 22, 2013 be approved as presented

 

4.         Visioning Topic

 

B.        ACTION ITEMS

 

            1.         Consolidated Branch Hours – Ailsa Craig and Mount Brydges Branches

·                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Mount Brydges Library open hours be approved as outlined below effective Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

CLOSED

2-8:00pm

2-8:00pm

2-8:00pm

10-4:00pm

10-1 pm

That open hours be staffed by two staff and that all library programming take place within library open hours; and

 

That the Ailsa Craig Library open hours be approved as outlined below effective Tuesday, June 4th, 2013:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

CLOSED

2-8:00pm

2-8:00pm

2-8:00pm

10-4:00pm

10-1 pm

That open hours be staffed by two staff and that all library programming take place within library open hours.

 

            2.         Strathroy Library Bequest

·                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Library Board approves the transfer of $2,000 to the Strathroy Library reserve fund to be used for future capital expenditures that is befitting of Strathroy Library.   

 

            3.         Middlesex Centre Branches – Retro-Gaming and Leather Ottomans

·                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the library continues to closely monitor the programs offered in Middlesex County that use board games, and consider purchasing replacement or additional games from Michaud Toys. 

 

            4.         Strathmere Lodge Resource and Recreation Library Collections

·                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That Middlesex County Library approves the collection development plan for Strathmere Lodge as presented. 

C.        CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

Library

 

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

 

2.         Information Services – Usage Statistics to January 2013 (with 2012 for comparison)

 

            3.         Accounts Payable to February 7, 2013 totalling $123,388.62

 

            4.         Newspaper articles concerning Middlesex County libraries

 

5.         Employment and Government Information Services Activity Report – January 2013        

·                     Report from Lindsay Brock, Director of Information Services

 

6.         Facebook Update

·                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian and Tammy Johnson, Komoka Supervisor

 

7.         County Librarian Update – February 2013

·                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian

 

8.         Ontario Library Association Super Conference 2013 – Staff Report

·                     Report from Julie DeVries, County Librarian

 

9.         2012 Year-End Statistical Report for the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario

 

10.       Letter from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport advising that a grant in the amount of $134,047 has been approved for the Middlesex County Library

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Items C.1 – LIB through C.10 – LIB be received for information.

 

D.        INQUIRIES

 

E.        NEW BUSINESS

 

            1.         Next Meetings

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2013

10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2013

 

F.         ADJOURNMENT

 

            Moved by _________________________

 

            Seconded by _______________________

 

                        That the meeting adjourn at      p.m.