March 19, 2008 5-6:30 p.m.

Minneapolis Central Library Doty Board Room, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401

The public is invited to all Library Board meetings.


1.   Call to Order                                                                

2.   Approval of Agenda                                                                             

3.   Approval of Minutes –  February 27, 2008

4.   Public Comment

5.   Program

·         Overview of Hennepin County - Hennepin County Administrator Richard Johnson

·         Mission and Vision - Carolyn Bacon, Bacon and Associates


6.   Director's Report

·         Administrative Council Introductions

·         Central Library Highlights

·         Hennepin County Library Update


7.   New Business

·         Proposed visual identity for Hennepin County Library - Juli Bratvold, Art Director


8.   Business Previously Addressed

·         "Ballpark Fund" Library Hours Expansion - Lois Thompson, Deputy Library Director

·         Revisions to Library Board Bylaws


9.   Adjournment





Next Library Board Meeting

April 16, 2008, 5-6:30 p.m., at Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430


Library Board Members

President John Gibbs; Vice President Patricia Izek; Secretary Holly Guncheon; Roger Hale, Jill Joseph,

Claudia Kelly, Kathleen Lamb, John Pacheco, David Pratt, Cynthia Steinke and Therese VanBlarcom


Library Director Amy Ryan


Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting who may need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, readers, large print or Braille, are requested to contact Char Sohlberg at 612-543-8581 (Text Telephone at Ridgedale 612-543-8880) three work days before the meeting.


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