Library Board of Trustees Agenda – October 11, 2023


October 11, 2023 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 September 20, 2023 Meeting Minutes

4) Communications

4.1 Correspondence received from resident - student behavior at East Lansing Public Library

5) Audience

5.1 Public Comment - limited to five minutes per person

6) Reports

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

7) Committee Reports

7.1 Subcommittee report - Permanent Director Search

8) Old Business

8.1 Strategic Plan
8.2 Interim Director - Evaluation

9) New Business

9.1 Resident concerns - after school safety at library
9.2 Hours of Service during MLA Conference
9.3 October - Michigan Library Appreciation Month

10) Library Reports

10.1 Financial Report
10.2 Director's Report
10.3 President's Report

11) Adjournment

Board of Trustees
Amy Zaagman, President
Pamela Smith, Vice President
Ameenah Asante, Secretary
Shawn Nicholson
Polly Synk

City Council Liaison
George Brookover

Staff Liaison
Angelo Moreno, Interim Library Director