May 16, 2007, 5-6:30 p.m.

Ridgedale Library

The public is invited to all Library Board meetings.


1.     Call to Order                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

2.     Approval of Agenda                                                                             


3.     Approval of Minutes –  April 25, 2007


4.     Public Comment


5.      Board Member Reports


6.      Program

·         Library Board Recognition

            Brookdale Friends of the Library and Brooklyn Center Lions - Diane Sannes, Jackie Higgins and

            Earl Simons

·         21st Century Libraries - Michael McConnell, Center for Innovation and Design


7.      Director's Report

·         Introduction and welcome to Susan Segal, Hennepin County Attorney

·         Hennepin County Library and Minneapolis Public Library proposed merger update


8.      New Business

·         Hennepin County Library Proposed 2008 Operating Budget request


9.      Business Previously Addressed

·         Recommended changes to the Bylaws of the Hennepin County Library Board


10.        Acceptance of Donations


11.       Adjournment


The Next Library Board Meeting

June 20, 2007, 5-6:30 p.m., at the Edina Library, 5280 Grandview Square, Edina 55436


Library Board Members

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


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 952/847-8581 (Text Telephone at Ridgedale 952/847-8880) three work days before the meeting.


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