AGENDA

MIDDLESEX COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD

10:00 am, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013

Councillors Lounge, 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, County Librarian, and Lindsay Brock, Library Services Manager.

 

The following people will be attending Library Board:

1.    Jaime Cadman (student)

2.    Camilla Skowron

3.    Meagan Berry

4.    Amie Jeffrey

5.    Instructor – Carmen Sprovieri

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

            1.         Provision for disclosure of pecuniary interest

 

            2.         Minutes of the Library Board Meeting held on September 24, 2013

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Minutes of the Middlesex County Library Board meeting held on September 24, 2013 be approved as presented

 

B.        ACTION ITEMS

 

            1.         Ailsa Craig Library – Children’s Computer

·                     Report from Julie Gonyou, County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That a new children’s computer for the Ailsa Craig branch be purchased in the amount of $3,576.45 and the funds be allocated from the 2012 surplus.

 

2.         Reciprocal Borrowing - Middlesex County Library and Perth County Information Network

·                     Report from Julie Gonyou, County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That Middlesex County Library Board agrees to renew Reciprocal Borrowing privileges with North Perth Information Network to reflect the addition of North Perth Public Library. 

 

3.         Review of Open Hours at Middlesex County Library

·                     Report from Julie Gonyou, County Librarian

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the Library Board direct County Librarian to survey users and non-users throughout the month of November to determine community need for open hours at all 15 locations. (Option 1) 

 

C.        CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

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

 

            2.         Information Services Usage Statistics – September 2013

 

            3.         Accounts Payable to October 7, 2013 totalling $136,772.34

 

            4.         Newspaper articles concerning Middlesex County libraries

 

5.         County Librarian Update – October 2013

·                     Report from Julie Gonyou, County Librarian

 

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

·                     Report from Lindsay Brock, Library Services Manager

 

7.         Library Board – Statement of Revenues and Expenditures to September 30, 2013

 

            8.         Marketing Think Tank 2013

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

 

            9.         Quarterly Reference and E-Resource Update - July to September 2013

·                     Chris Harrington, Reference Librarian

 

10.       Kempenfelt Residential Training Program 2013

·                     Report from Julie Gonyou, County Librarian

 

11.       Area Librarian Update

·                     Report from Julie Gonyou, County Librarian

 

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Items C.1 – LIB through C.11 – LIB be received for information.

 

D.        INQUIRIES

 

E.        NEW BUSINESS

 

            1.         Next Meetings

1:00 to 4:00 p.m., October 29, 2013 - location to be confirmed

Visioning Session - policy/procedure

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

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

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 28, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 18, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 27, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 24, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 26, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 23, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 28, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 25, 2014

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 16, 2014

 

F.         ADJOURNMENT

 

            Moved by _________________________

 

            Seconded by _______________________

 

                        That the meeting adjourn at