Assistant Director Lee Fogarty gave the Director's report. Ms. Fogarty highlighted a few sections of the FY07/08 Action Plan:
Written procedures for all administrative activities are being developed.
A performance evaluation instrument is being developed for all collective bargaining staff.
Anne Keefe, Manager of Collection Development & Technical Services is working on developing a library service plan aimed at active older adults.
Four students taking part in Mass Blast, which recruits high school students for library careers, locally through Simmons College, are now at Central Library.
The One Book selection for 2007 is Tuesdays With Morrie. Events will be held April 1st - 15th .
The $30,000 Target Grant will be used to extend the STARR (Springfield Tots Are Ready to Read) Program.
Plans are going forward for the East Springfield Branch Library 75th Anniversary celebration in the spring.
Central Library has applied to be designated a Cooperative Collection of the Foundation Center.
Discussion on the library's budget issues as related to the Municipal Appropriation requirement.