October 17, 2000
Meeting of Hennepin County Board of Commissioners with Hennepin County Library Board
Location: Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Avenue North

Attendees: Commissioners Stenglein, Tambornino, Opat, Johnson, Dorfman, and Steele;
Trustees Walsh, Jackson, Gibbs, Zaragoza, Pratt, Izek and Cole.
Staff: Richard P. Johson, Charles Brown, Janet Leick, Sharon Charles, David Cramer, and Cindy Ahrens (recorder).

The breakfast meeting was called to order by Library Board President Carol Walsh at 8:55 a.m. She reviewed who is the library customer, and collection challenges for the future. There was a question about electronic resources which was answered by Sharon Charles with a brief description of the e-Library. Other discussion items included electronic books, balance of traditional collection and electronics, and building renovations with an eye to electronic resources--the goal of all building projects. Commissioner Opat expressed thanks to the Library Board for their thoughtful planning for the system with building refreshments and electronic resources.

Meeting was adjourned at 9:35 a.m.