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City of La Vista
Library Advisory Board
At the Public Library, Conference Room #142
November 12, 2015 – 5:30 P.M.
Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order

2. Announcement of Location of Posted Open Meetings Act

3. Introductions

4. Approval of the September 10, 2015 Minutes

5. Library Director’s Report
    a. Library Programs
    b. Employee Update
    c. Library Meetings
    d. General Library Information

6. Circulation Report

7. Old Business
     a. Grants:
         i. Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle from Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. $1,200 for programming.
     b. City Comprehensive Plan Update.
     c. Summer Reading Programs.
         i. Teen.
     d. Amnesty Week.

8. New Business
    a. Meeting Dates 2016
        i. January 14.
        ii. March 10.
        iii. May 12.
        iv. July 14.
        v. September 8.
        vi. November 10.
    b. Policy Review: Food and Drink.
    c. Policy Review: Bulletin Board.
    d. New Grants:
        i. NAEYC National Conference from Omaha Association for the Education of Young Children. $1,500 to attend conference in Orlando, FL November 18-21, 2015.
        ii. Curiosity Creates from American Library Association and the Association for Library Services to Children for teen programming events for $7,500. Submitted in October 2015 by Lindsey Tomsu.
        iii. Life-Size Games from the Nebraska Library Commission for teen programming events for $2,250. Submitted in October 2015 by Lindsey Tomsu. Award will be announced in November 2015.
        iv. Growing Community Seed Share Program from PayPal for Seed Sharing Day in January throughout Nebraska libraries for $7,000. Submitted in October 2015 by Barcal. Award will be announced 12/31/2105.
        v. Pre-GED and GED and Our Community from the La Vista Community Foundation for supplies for $2,267.31 by Barcal.
        vi. Summer Reading Program from Baker and Taylor for teen programming events for $3,000. Submitted in October 2015 by Lindsey Tomsu.

9. Comments from the Floor

10. Comments from the Board

11. Adjournment

Next meeting: January 14th, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend all meetings. If special accommodations are required please contact the City Clerk prior to the meeting at 402-331-4343. A copy of the Open Meeting Act is posted in the Library Conference Room. Citizens may address the Library Advisory Board under “Comments from the Floor.” Comments should be limited to five minutes.