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September 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017 5:30 p.m.
Friends of the London Public Library Board Room
Central Library


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  1. Apologies –
  2. Disclosures of Interest
  3. Changes to and Adoption of Agenda(s)
  4. Approval of Minutes – June 22, 2017 and August 22, 2017 (DRAFT ONLY, NOT YET APPROVED BY LIBRARY BOARD)
  5. Appointment to London Public Library Board
  6. Business Arising from the Minutes
  7. Delegations and Presentations
    1. East London Branch Library
  8. Reports from Committees, Members and Staff Requiring Board Action
    1. Policy Review: Lending Services Policy – Services for Children’s and Teens
    2. Policy Review: Internet Service
    3. Policy Review: Technology Use
    4. Policy Review: Fraud Policy & Risk Assessment Plan
    5. Policy Review: Lease of LPL Property to Non-LPL Entities
    6. Balanced Score Card Report, 2nd Quarter 2017
    7. Financial Update – Statements to August 31, 2017
    8. Ratification of Summer Business
    9. Library Board Ad Hoc Committee: CEO Succession Plan
    10. Southwest Branch Library – Update (verbal)
    11. Central Library Infinite Possibilities Capital Campaign - Update (verbal)
    12. Updates from Other Boards and Committees (verbal)
  9. Consent Items
    1.  Events and Programs of Interest to Library Board Members
    2. Draft Agenda –  October 26, 2017
    3. Letter from D. Wiebe regarding Drag Queen Storytime. (July 24, 2017)
    4. Letter from C. Saunders, City Clerk regarding the appointment of Michelle Boyce. (June 14, 2017)
    5. Letter to the Community and Protective Service Committee from Susanna Hubbard Krimmer and Brian Meehan regarding the LPL Art Collection. (July 19, 2017)
    6. Letter from C. Saunders, City Clerk regarding the LPL Art Collection. (August 23, 2017)
    7. From the Media:
      Larry Cornies: City part of downtown’s mall slow evolution, The London Free Press, June 23, 2017.
      CTV London: Kids, CTV News London, June 2017.
      Sensory Storytime, A Pilot Project Spreading The Message of Acceptance and Inclusion at Central Library, 106.9theX, July 14, 2017.
      Letters to the editor: July 19: Library should offer hours on Sundays, The London Free Press, July 18, 2017.
      Family focus expands with Pride London Festival, Our London, July 18, 2017.
      Cornies: As library changed the Bay, so will it be changed, The London Free Press, July 21, 2017.
      Pride London Festival: Local drag queen Mz. Affra-Tighty will read stories to kids Saturday at London library’s first-ever Drag Queen Storytime, The London Free Press, July 22, 2017.
      Gather round kids! It’s Drag Queen Storytime, CBC News London, July 22, 2017.
      Pride London Festival: First ever Drag Queen Storytime at London Public Library drew about 150 Saturday, The London Free Press, July 24, 2017.
      London culture in 150 meaningful moments, The Londoner, July 27, 2017.
      4 stories from London’s past as London Room hits 50, CBC News London, July 31, 2017.
      CTV London: 50 years and counting, CTV News London, August 1, 2017.
      Central library’s London Room marks 50th anniversary, AM980 News, July 31, 2017.
      Installation celebrates love, humour that filled lives of slain Indigenous teenager and woman, The London Free Press, August 9, 2017.
      Byron Blankets, Byron Villager, September 2017.
      Problem-solving therapy for seniors with depression: a community initiative, Lawson Health Research Institute, September 2017.
      London Public Library mental helpers booking big numbers, The London Free Press, September 28, 2017
  10. Notice of Motion
  11. Inquiries and Other Business
  12. Report on Matters from the Executive Session
  13. Adjournment