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January 2020

LONDON PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD
REGULAR MEETING
Thursday, January 23, 2020 5:30 p.m.
Friends of the London Public Library Board Room
Central Library

AGENDA

LPL PURPOSE STATEMENT
London Public Library strengthens people and neighbourhoods by creating connections that enrich lives, inspire discovery, foster creativity, and expand possibilities.

  1. Apologies – E. Peloza, S. Lewis
  2. Disclosures of Interest
  3. Changes to and Adoption of Agenda(s)
  4. Approval of Minutes – December 12, 2019
  5. Business Arising from the Minutes
    1. Quarterly Incident Reporting (verbal)
  6. Delegations and Presentations
    1. Children's Library, Carson Branch, Teen Annex
  7. Reports from Committees, Members and Staff Requiring Board Action
    1. Board Meeting Schedule 2020
    2. 2020 Annual Agenda
    3. Governance Review LPL Board Bylaws
    4. Strategic Plan RFP Consultant Funding Recommendation
    5. Plaque to Recognize London Curling Club
    6. Updates from other Boards and Commissions (verbal)
  8. Consent Items
    1. Events and Programs of Interest to Library Board Members
    2. Draft Agenda - Febrary 20, 2020
    3. From the Media:
      1. Budget pressures could axe Christmas tree curbside collection, CBC News, December 18, 2019 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/london/budget-pressures-could-axe-christmas-tree-curbside-collection-1.5400884

      2. Chopping block: List of possible city budget cuts released, CTV News, December 18, 2019 https://london.ctvnews.ca/chopping-block-list-of-possible-city-budget-cuts-released-1.4735399
      3. Christmas mash up: What do you get when you put a hip hop artist in a studio with a pop singer?, Londoner, December 18, 2019 https://www.thelondoner.ca/news/local-news/christmas-mash-up
      4. London city hall staff propose areas to cut to lower 4.5% tax hike, The London Free Press, December 18, 2019 https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/london-city-staff-come-up-with-areas-to-cut-the-four-year-budget
      5. What to read: London Public Library’s top 10 books of 2019, The London Free Press, January 3, 2020 https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/what-to-read-london-public-librarys-top-10-books-of-2019
      6. London 2020-23 budget talks resume at city hall, Global News, January 7, 2020 https://globalnews.ca/news/6375670/london-2020-2023-budget-talks-resume/
      7. The World Outdoors: Nature in the City presenters showcase London’s natural world, The London Free Press, January 10, 2020 https://lfpress.com/entertainment/local-arts/the-world-outdoors-nature-in-the-city-presenters-showcase-londons-natural-world
      8. Juno fund surplus spent on music instrument collection on loan from library, The London Free Press, January 10, 2020 https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/juno-fund-surplus-spent-on-music-instrument-collection-on-loan-from-library
      9. Library begins lending guitars, banjos, and bongos, BLACKBURN NEWS YOUR LOCAL NEWS NETWORK, January 13, 2020 https://blackburnnews.com/london/london-news/2020/01/13/library-begins-lending-guitars-banjos-bongos/
      10. Music to the ears: Library launches musical instrument lending program, CTV News, January 13, 2020 https://london.ctvnews.ca/music-to-the-ears-library-launches-musical-instrument-lending-program-1.4764503
  9. Notice of Motion
  10. Inquiries and Other Business
  11. Report on Matters from the Executive Session
  12. Adjournment