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Description: Regular monthly meeting of the Board of Library Commissioners @
Holyoke Public Library
250 Chestnut Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Thursday, May 1, 2014
10:00 A.M.
AGENDA


1. CALL TO ORDER
a. Welcome
Speaker: Maria Pagan, Director, Holyoke Public Library
b. Approval of Minutes - April 3, 2014 (ACTION REQUIRE)
c. Approval of Minutes - April 15, 2014 (ACTION REQUIRED)
Speaker: Francis R. Murphy, Chairman

2. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT
Speaker: Chairman Murphy

3. ACTING DIRECTOR'S REPORT
Speaker: Dianne Carty, Acting Director

4. LEGISLATIVE REPORT
Speaker: Cynthia Roach, Head of Library Advisory and Development and Government Liaison

5. MARKETING PLAN UPDATE
Speaker: Celeste Bruno, Communications Specialist

6. CONSIDERATION OF A REVISION TO THE FY2014 LSTA PLAN OF SERVICE AND BUDGET (ACTION REQUIRED)
Speaker: Cynthia Roach

7. REVIEW OF OVERALL MBLC SUPPORT FOR AUTOMATED NETWORKS
Speaker: Paul Kissman, Library Information Systems Specialist

8. CONSIDERATION OF A FY2015 GRANT ROUND FOR ACCOUNT 7000-9506, LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY AND RESOURCE SHARING
a. Telecommunications for Resource Sharing
b. Resource Sharing Program
c. Small Libraries in Networks Expansion
Speaker: Paul Kissman

9. REPORT ON BOSTONBETTER, A PROJECT OF BOSTON'S MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES COMMEMORATING THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING
Speaker: Marlene Heroux, Reference Information Systems Specialist

10. REPORT FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Speaker: Gregory Pronevitz, Executive Director, Massachusetts Library System

11. STANDING COMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS

12. COMMISSIONER ACTIVITIES

13. PUBLIC COMMENT

14. OLD BUSINESS

15. INTERVIEW SESSION WITH DIANNE CARTY FOR THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS

16. ADJOURNMENT
Speaker: Chairman Murphy



Location: Holyoke Public Library
Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm EDT
Duration: 4 hours
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Category: Board Meetings*
Created by: Public Access ( by Bill Morton )
Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014 6:08pm GMT