Program Type:Library & Community
Library Advisory Board
SANTA ROSA LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD AGENDA
Sonoma County Library
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Northwest Regional Library
150 Coddingtown Center
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
- CALL TO ORDER
- APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF January 25, 2023
- PUBLIC APPEARANCES
An opportunity for members of the public to address the Library Advisory Board; times are limited to 3 minutes and may be changed at the Library Advisory Board’s discretion.
- SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS & INTRODUCTION
- ACTION ITEMS
5.1 Change the Santa Rosa LAB’s Bylaws
5.1.a. Recording Secretary: change from Branch Manager to LAB member
5.1.b. Clerk: Request that library admin fill this role.
5.2 Appoint a Vice Chair
5.3 Appoint a Recording Secretary
- DISCUSSION ITEMS
6.1 Each LAB member to choose a branch for which to be primarily responsible.
6.2 Library website
6.3 Reimagining the Library 2021 – Review this plan; role of LAB
6.4 Reinvigorating the Library Advisory Board:
6.4.a. Youth Members (1 or 2) vacancies to fill at our July meeting
6.4.b. LAB Voting Members – maximum of 12 voting members
6.4.c. Clarify the scheduled location of our meetings for the public and ways to engage. Is hybrid access possible?
6.4.d. Actions for LAB members to take between meetings, report back to the LAB/Commission
6.4.e. Orientation for new LAB members
6.5 Library Volunteer Recognition Luncheon April 20
6.6 Resolution on Social and Racial Equity
Reports and updates on library governance, management, programs, services and support group activities as well as City Council matters. All items are for discussion only.
- Youth Members’ Report
- Friends of the Santa Rosa Library Report
- Library Commissioners’ Report
- Library Director’s Report
- Feedback to Branch Managers’ Reports
- City Council Liaison Report
- ADVISORY BOARD INFORMATION ITEMS
An opportunity for Members to present brief, factual information about their library, respond to public comments, place items on the next agenda, or request information from the Library Commissioners, Director or Branch Managers.
- FOLLOW-UP & NEXT STEPS
A review of follow-up responsibilities for members and staff.
- ADJOURNMENT—Next meeting: Wednesday May 31, 2023 at the Rincon Valley Library
The Petaluma Library Advisory Board (LAB) meets quarterly on the 4th Thursday of January, April, July, and October at 4:00 PM. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting.
See draft minutes in attached document.