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


DATE:                        Thursday, November 4, 2010

TIME:              4:30 PM

PLACE:          Koret Auditorium, Main Library, lower level


The meeting will be called to order.


Note:  The Commission will hear public comment on each item on the agenda before or during consideration of that item.


1.  General Public Comment

(This item is to allow members of the public to address the Commission on matters that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission and that do not appear on the agenda). 


2.  Chinatown Branch Library Naming                              Discussion/Action

(Discussion and possible action to approve the addition of the name of the late historian Him Mark Lai to the name of the Chinatown Branch Library.)

Explanatory documents: Chinatown Branch Survey Results; Commission Minutes of July 15, 2010; Library Commission Policy No. 601; and Memorandum from City Librarian dated November 1, 2010.


3.  City Librarian’s 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:  Land Use and Economic Development Committee Hearing regarding Landmark Designation for Marina and North Beach Branch Libraries; Trends in Library Use Collections and Technology; and Collection Management Area Focus Team Report.

Explanatory Documents: Trends in Library Use Collections and Technology Presentation; and Collection Management Area Focus Team Presentation.


4.  Approval of the Minutes October 7, 2010                                 Action

(Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of September 16, 2010.)

Explanatory document: minutes.


5.  Adjournment (requires motion & public comment)                     Action


Sue Blackman Library Commission Secretary, 11/1/2010


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 Library’s website


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).