Library CommissionAug. 22, 2022

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1. 2. 3. 4. REGULAR MEETING of the LIBRARYCOMMISSION August 22, 2022 – 6 p.m. Central Library, 4th floor Conference Room 710 W Cesar Chavez St. AUSTIN, TEXAS Public comment will be allowed in-person or remotely via telephone. Speakers may only register to speak on an item once either in-person or remotely and will be allowed up to three minutes to provide their comments. Registration no later than noon the day before the meeting is required for remote participation by telephone. To register to speak remotely, call or email Sharon Herfurth, 512-974-7420, CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS/COMMISSIONERS: Mark Smith, Chair; Lynda Infante, Vice Chair; Julia Aguilar; Patricia Dabbert; JC Dwyer; Cristina Masters; Courtney Rosenthal; and Steven Self CALL TO ORDER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION: GENERAL AGENDA The first five speakers signed up prior to the meeting being called to order will each be allowed a three-minute allotment to address their concerns regarding items not posted on the agenda. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approve the minutes of the LIBRARY COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING on July 25, 2022. Staff briefing regarding eBook Pricing, Amy Mullin, Electronic Resources Librarian Staff briefing regarding Austin Completely Booked: Your Summer Experience program, Alanna Graves, Summer Experience Coordinator STAFF BRIEFINGS DISCUSSION ITEMS Discussion of the July Director’s Report covering public programming highlights, facilities, and APL priorities DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS Report and possible action Austin Public Library civic engagement activities Report and possible action on Digital Inclusion town halls and initiatives Report and possible action on Enhanced Library Cards 5. 6. 7. WORKING GROUP UPDATES 8. Update from the Freedom to Read Working Group FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days (48 hours) before the meeting date. at 512-974-7420 or Please for additional information; TTY users route through Relay Texas at 711. For more information on the Library Commission, please contact Sharon Herfurth at 512-974- 7420 or the Library Department, call Sharon Herfurth at