Draft minutes of the October 24, 2022 Regular meeting — original pdf
Library Commission Meeting Minutes 24 October, 2022 REGULAR MEETING 24 October, 2022 THE LIBRARY COMMISSION MINUTES The Library Commission convened in a Regular Meeting on Monday, October 24, 2022 at the Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St., in Austin, Texas. Chair Smith called the Board Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Chair Mark Smith, Vice-Chair Lynda Infante Huerta, Commission Members Pat Dabbert, Cristina Masters, Courtney Rosenthal, Steven Self and Tori Vogel Board Members Absent: Commission Members Julia Aguilar and JC Dwyer Public Communication: General Kerry McGuire, Development Manager for the Library Foundation spoke about the Mayor’s Book Club and other upcoming Library Foundation events. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1. Approval of Minutes from the September 26, 2022 Regular Meeting The minutes of the regular meeting were approved with the following amendment on Commission Member Rosenthal’s motion and Commission Member Masters’ second on a 7-0 vote. Commission Members Aguilar and Dwyer absent. The amendment was to add “The working group has concluded,” to item 8. Update from the Freedom to Read working group. STAFF BRIEFINGS 2. Staff briefing regarding eBook Pricing Amy Mullins, Austin Public Library Electronic Resources Librarian, gave the briefing. 3. Staff briefing regarding Training Materials for Boards available from the Texas State Library Katherine Adelberg, Manager, Consulting & Continuing Education, Texas State Library & Archives Commission, gave the briefing. Library Commission Meeting Minutes 24 October, 2022 DISCUSSION ITEMS 4. Discussion of Director’s Monthly Report for October covering public programming highlights, facilities, and APL Priorities Director of Libraries, Roosevelt Weeks, gave the report. DISCUSSION AND ACTION ITEMS 5. Discussion and approval of the Library Commission Meeting Schedule for 2023. The 2023 Meeting Schedule was approved on Commission Member Vogel’s motion and Commission Member Masters’ second on a 7-0 vote. Commission Members Aguilar and Dwyer absent. WORKING GROUP UPDATES 6. Update from the Community Engagement Working Group The update was postponed to the November meeting due to Commission Member Dwyer’s absence. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS Update from the Community Engagement Working Group Marketing Austin History Center Association report Library Legislative Issues Adjournment: Chair Smith adjourned the meeting at 7:22 p.m. without objection.