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Approved Minutes - 11-08-2017 CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO November 8, 2017 Library Advisory Board Library Present: Jessie Halligan, Lucas Brook, Mike Hostetler,Nancy Niland, Cliff Perigo, Ed Steinberg Excused: Fred Baldwin Staff Present: Bill Baars, Beverly Ross Others: John LaMotte, Council Liaison The Library Advisory Board meeting was called to order by Chair Jessie Halligan at 7:00 p.m. on November 8, 2017. 1. Call to Order and Roll Call 2. Public Comment None 3. Director's Report-Bill Baars • Baars gave the Board a tour of the Brian Doyle Garden and Reading area, and reported about the success of the dedication event that was held on Brian Doyle Day,November 6. He passed around photographs. • Fred Baldwin, Jessie Halligan and Ed Steinberg Library Advisory Board terms expire in January. They are eligible to reapply. The applications are online and are due December 15. • The Library is going to have a grand unveiling on Saturday,November 18, from 10:00am to noon. There will be activities on all floors and a demonstration of the new AMH machine will be given. • Baars spoke at the Adult Community Center. He discussed AMH, RFID and the Brian Doyle Garden. • Baars said it is important that the Library be a safe place for everyone whatever their situation may be, mentally or physically. He said the Library does not ask if someone is homeless. He said as long as people are adhering to our Library policies everyone is welcome. Baars said that the Library has had representatives from the local chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) speak to the staff on how to handle difficult situations. 4. LO Reads Update-Bill Baars • Baars shared the Lake Oswego Reads calendar and passed out copies of the LO Reads book, Good Morning Midnight. 5. Chairs Report-Jessie Halligan None 6. Friends of the Library Report-Nancy Niland • We have new board members of the Friends, including a new vice president. • The next Friends Board meeting will be November 16. • Watermarks, the Friends newsletter, is coming out this week. • The Booktique is selling Good Morning Midnight. 7. Council Update-John LaMotte • LaMotte updated the group on the D Avenue redesign; it is about 70% complete and the City is still working with the First Addition Neighborhood Association on the project. • City Hall had a large design presentation with three design options. 1 CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO November 8, 2017 Library Advisory Board Library • They are still negotiating the North Anchor project with the developer. • Council is trying to deal with parking issues around construction between the North Anchor and City Hall. • LaMotte had a chance to go into the Wizer site. • Gallery without Walls is going in. 8. New Business None 9. Adjournment The Library Advisory Board meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m. Respectfully submitted Beverly Ross Recording Secretary 2