Library Board of Trustees Agenda – November 16, 2022


November 16, 2022 4:30pm
East Lansing Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Library Large Meeting Room
East Lansing Public Library
950 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
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The East Lansing Public Library occupies the ancestral, traditional and contemporary lands of the Anishinaabeg Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi peoples land ceded in the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw.

1) Call to Order

2) Roll Call

3) Opening

3.1 Approval of Current Meeting Agenda
3.2 Approval of October 12, 2022 Meeting Minutes

4) Communications

5) Audience

5.1 Public Comment - limited to two minutes per person

6) Reports

6.1 City Council Liaison Report
6.2 Friends of the East Lansing Public Library Report

7) Old Business

7.1 Intellectual Freedom -- Discussion
7.2 Patron Conduct -- Discussion

8) New Business

8.1 2023 Library Board of Trustees Meeting Dates -- Action
8.2 2023 ELPL Holidays and Closures Schedule -- Action

9) Library Reports

9.1 Financial Report

  • Fund Balance Report

9.2 Director's Report
9.3 Michigan Library Association Annual Conference Report
9.4 President's Report

10) Adjournment

Board of Trustees
Polly Synk, President
Amy Zaagman, Vice President
Pamela Smith, Secretary
Ameenah Asante
Diane Goddeeris

City Council Liaisons
Lisa Babcock
George Brookover

Staff Liaison
Kristin Shelley