NOTICE OF MEETING
A regular meeting of the San Francisco Public Library Commission will be held as follows:
DATE: ††††††††††† Thursday, November 1, 2007
TIME:††††††††††††† 4:30 PM
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.)
2.† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION
(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of October 4, 2007.)
Explanatory document: minutes.
3.† APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ACTION
(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of October 18, 2007.)
Explanatory document: minutes.
4. †CITY LIBRARIANíS REPORT by Luis Herrera†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† DISCUSSION
(This item is to allow the City Librarian to report on recent Library activities and make announcements.)† The City Librarian will give updates on the following topics: Supporting Successful Teens; Chief of Main Kathy Lawhunís appointment to the Depository Library Council; Shades of LGBTQI; and highlights on exhibitions and programs.
Explanatory document: Supporting Successful Teens report.
5.† 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.)
6.† COUNCIL OF NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARIES (CNL) † ††††††††††††DISCUSSION
(This item is to allow the CNL to inform the Commission of its current and proposed activities.)
7.† PROJECT READ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† DISCUSSION
(Presentation and discussion of the Project Read program)
Explanatory documents:† Project Read report.
8.† FOCUS ON:† CHINESE CENTER AT THE MAIN LIBRARY ††† DISCUSSION
(Presentation and discussion of the programs, services and community outreach for the Chinese Center at the Main Library)
Explanatory document: †Chinese Center report.
9.† LABOR UNION REPORT††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† DISCUSSION
(This item is to allow representatives of labor organizations to report on employee matters within the Commissionís purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Library Commissionís consideration.)
10. NEW BUSINESS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† †††††† DISCUSSION
(This item is to allow Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration.)
11.† ADJOURNMENT (requires motion & public comment) ††††††††††† ACTION
Sue Blackman Library Commission Secretary, 10/26/2007
Explanatory documents:† Copies of listed explanatory documents are available as follows:† (1) from the commission secretary/custodian of records, 6th floor, Main Library; (2) in the rear of Koret Auditorium immediately prior to, and during, the meeting; and (3), to the extent possible, on the Public Libraryís website http://sfpl.org/html/about/libcomm/2007agendas.htm.
Additional materials not listed as explanatory documents on this agenda, if any, that are distributed to 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 Sections 67.9, 67.28(b), and 67.28(d).