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Spring 2014

Publish Date: 
5 March 2014

Thank you!

February 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Friends of the London Public Library Board Room
Central Library


London Public Library’s Vision

London Public Library is the Community Hub that strengthens individuals, families and neighbourhoods by connecting them to relevant information, collections, programs and resources.

London Public Library’s Mission

We are passionate about making a difference in our community, one person at a time, by enriching lives and empowering people through relevant, accessible, high quality library services.

  1. Apologies – Councillor Branscombe, Councillor Brown, Mr. Courtice, Ms. Vachon
  2. Disclosures of Interest
  3. Changes to and Adoption of Agenda(s)
  4. Approval of Minutes – December 19, 2013
  5. Business Arising from the Minutes
  6. Delegations and Presentations
  7. Reports from Committees, Members and Staff Requiring Board Action
    1. Policy Review - Naming Policy
    2. Policy Review – Lease of London Public Library Property by Non-LPL Entities
    3. Balanced Score Card Report, 4th Quarter 2013
    4. Service Report - Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials, 2013
    5. LPL Strategic Plan 2014-2016: Progress Report #6
    6. Annual Agenda 2014
    7. Hours of Service – 2014 (Revised)
  8. Consent Items
    1. Events and Programs of Interest to Library Board Members
    2. Draft Agenda – March 27, 2014
    3. Historic Sites Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013
    4. From the Media:
      Pulling the puppet strings on a time-honoured classic, London Community News, December 30, 2013.
      Branches have cloaked chairs in plastic and switched seat covers, but an expert says the critters can hide in borrowed books, The London Free Press, January 2, 2014.
      Flooding shuts down Masonville branch of London Library, CTV News, January 11, 2014.
      Flooding Closes North London Library,, January 12, 2014.
      Melting Snow and Ice Floods Masonville Library, AM980 News, January 12, 2014.
      Thousands of London books saved from weekend flood, Metro News, January 13, 2014.
      Letters to the editor, The London Free Press, January 15, 2014.
      Nature in the City proves to be inspiring, The Londoner, January 16, 2014.
      Hundreds expected at Saturday’s Family Literacy Festival, London Community News, January 24, 2014.
      Celebrating Literacy In London,, January 25, 2014.
      Family Literacy Day at Central, London Community News, January 27, 2014.
      A wide variety of events are planned in London throughout this special month to celebrate heritage, The London Free Press, February 3, 2014.
      Home is where the heart and the story are, The Londoner e-edition, February 6, 2014.
      Heritage Fair Feb.14-15 will help people share in the value of history, London Community News, February 10, 2014.
      My London: In celebration of our heritage, The London Free Press, February 12, 2014
  9. Notice of Motion
  10. Inquiries and Other Business
  11. Report on Matters from the Executive Session
  12. Adjournment

Heritage Fair 2014


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