January 23, 2008 5-6:30 p.m.

Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

The public is invited to all Library Board meetings.


1.   Call to Order                                                                

2.   Approval of Agenda                                                                             

3.   Approval of Minutes –  November 28, 2007

4.   Public Comment

5.   Board Member Reports

6.   Program

Library Board Recognition:  

·         2007 Excellence in Library Service to Young Adults Award for Hennepin County Library's International Teen Club - Nong Lee, Outreach Liaison to the Hmong Community

·         Certificate of Appreciation to Susan Segal, Assistant Hennepin County Attorney


7.   Director's Report

·         United Hennepin County Library:  Update

·         Expanded Library Board:  Update

·         Stakeholder Events


  1. New Business

·         Friends/Foundation Committee:  Update

·         Friends and Volunteers Recognition Event - May 17, 2008 at Golden Valley Country Club

·         Impact of ballpark revenue on Library hours - Lois Thompson, Deputy Library Director


9.   Business Previously Addressed

·         Library Board Bylaws proposed revisions - Susan Segal

·         Library Board Policies

·         2008 Library Board meeting locations

·         Orientation:  Update - Therese VanBlarcom


10.  Acceptance of Donations


11.  Adjournment


Next Library Board Meeting

February 27, 2008, 5-6:30 p.m., at Ridgedale Library, 12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305


Library Board Members

President, John Gibbs; Vice President, Patricia Izek; Secretary, Holly Guncheon; Claudia Kelly, David Pratt, Cynthia Steinke and Therese VanBlarcom


Library Director, Amy Ryan


Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting who may need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, readers, large print or Braille, are requested to contact Char Sohlberg at 612-543-8581 (Text Telephone at Ridgedale 612-543-8880) three work days before the meeting.


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