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Sonoma Valley Library Advisory Board Meeting

Sonoma Valley Library Advisory Board Meeting

The Library Advisory Board for the Sonoma Valley Library meets at Sonoma Valley Library, 755 West Napa Street, Sonoma CA.

All meetings are open to the public.

Sonoma County Library

MEETING NOTES            Thursday, August 8, 2019

LAB Members Present: Beverly Seyfert, Janice Chadwin, Ken Brown, Joanne Sanders

Also Present: Diana Spaulding, Interim Branch Manager; Thomas Haeuser, Sonoma County Library Commissioner; Friends of the Library: Marge Thomas, Janet Constantino, Robin Kunde; Wendy Hoffman

  1. CALL TO ORDER:  3:45
  2. REPORTS
    1. Friends Report(Marge)            Friends will take out insurance for FOL volunteers. This will protect the city as well as the volunteers.  They will vote by mail. Karen Sanders will be new publicity director. No September meeting for FOL.  Book Sale Aug. 14-19.
    2. Commissioner Report (Tom)                Tom Reappointed Ken Brown to another term through June 2023. Claire (our Children’s Librarian) is working on finding a student rep for LAB. Commissioners approved an overall master plan for Library Technology; will include two types of services: Internal/staff and customers.  We have surplus money from the 2018-19 budget, mostly due to delayed plans, such as the Petaluma branch refurbish.  More all-LABs meetings are in the works.  Link Plus is new technology for the libraries—it increases the pool of libraries to share books.  Links Plus is now available.
    3. Library Director or Designee Report—A written report was submitted .  NOTE: Anne Hammond will be at our library branch on Friday, August 23, at 11:00 AM.
    4. Branch Manager Report          Diana submitted a written report.
    5. City Council Liaison Report –No city representation

  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE JUNE 13, 2019 MEETING. Ken made motion, and Bev seconded, carried and approved.
  2. PUBLIC APPEARANCES OR LETTERS -none
  3. DISCUSSION  ITEMS AND POSSIBLE ACTION ITEMS-none
  4. OTHER ITEMS -none

NEXT MEETING: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019,  3:45 P.M.

Sonoma Valley Library, Forum Room

The LAB meets the following months: February, April, June, August, October & December

LAB Members & Year Term Ends

Chair - Joanne Sanders (2020)

Vice Chair – Ken Brown (2023)

Secretary – Bethany Wilson (2020)

Youth Member – VACANT

Janice Chadwin (2022)

Barbara Hall (2022)

Laurell Meredith (2021)

Beverly Seyfert (2022)

City of Sonoma Liaison – Rachel Hundley

Date:
Thursday, August 8, 2019 Show more dates
Time:
3:45pm - 5:00pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
Sonoma Valley Regional Library
Categories:
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