A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows:


DATE:††††††††††† Thursday, April 6, 2006 ††††††

TIME:†††††††††††† 4:00 p.m.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

PLACE:††††††††††††† Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level


The meeting will be called to order.


1.†††††††† PUBLIC COMMENT†††††††††††††††††††††††

(This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commissionís purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commissionís consideration.)



Presentation of and discussion of and possible action to approve a resolution commending† and thanking Deputy City Librarian Paul Underwood for his dedication, hard work, and principled leadership† during his service as Deputy City Librarian and Acting San Francisco City Librarian.

Explanatory document: draft resolution


3.†††††††† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION

Presentation of, discussion of, and possible action to approve the Minutes of the regular Library Commission meeting of March 2, 2006.

Explanatory document: draft minutes


4.†††††††† FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY REPORT†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library to inform the Commission of their current and proposed activities.).


5.†††††††† CITY LIBRARIANíS REPORT by City Librarian Luis Herrera††††††††††††† DISCUSSION

(This item is to allow the City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements)

The City Librarian will report on the following topics:  SFPL staff attendance at the Public Library Association Conference; recognition of childrenís librarian Ruth Maginnis retiring after 41 years of service; recognition of Shelly Cocking, Borrower Services librarian featured in Womanís Day Magazine; update on Main Library Fulton Street landscape project; library participation in public relations campaign as part of National Library Week; and highlights on exhibitions and programs.



††††††††††††††† MAIN LIBRARY

Presentation and discussion of the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Main Library.





7.†††††††† LABOR UNION REPORT†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

(This item is to allow members of library labor organizations to report on employee matters within the Commissionís purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commissionís consideration.)


8.†††††††† NEW BUSINESS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)



9.†††††††† ADJOURNMENT (requires motion and public comment)††† ††††††††††††††† ACTION


M. Housh, Secretary. 4/3/06


Explanatory documents: Copies of listed explanatory documents are available as follows: (1) from the Commission Secretary/Custodian of Records, Main Library, 6th Floor, (2) in the rear of the Koret Auditorium immediately before and during the meeting, and (3)to the extent possible, on the Library's website at

Additional materials not listed as explanatory documents on this agenda, if any, that are distributed to the Library Commissioners prior to or during the meeting in connection with any agenda item will be available to the public for inspection and copying in accordance with Government Code Section 54954.1 and Sunshine Ordinance ßß 67.9, 67.28(b)& 67.28(d).