Board of Library Trustees Meeting

December 21, 2017 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 11/16/17. Presentation:  Kaz Rael, Artist COMMUNICATIONS  IV.  FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of November (EXHIBIT 1) Tenth Amendment to the Year 2017 Appropriation (EXHIBIT 2) Year 2018 Annual Appropriation Measure…

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Joint Finance, Human Resources & Community Service Meeting

December 19, 2017 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Tenth Amendment to the Year 2017 Appropriation Year 2018 Annual Appropriation Measure Resolution to Authorize Payment of Fees to the CLEVNET Special Revenue Fund Covering the Period February 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019 Resolution to Accept the State Library of Ohio LSTA…

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Cleveland Public Library is a 5-Star Library!

Cleveland Public Library has been awarded a 5-star rating in the 2017 Library Journal Index of Public Library Service (LJ Index). “The only way a library can earn a five-star ranking is when it has tremendous support from its community, the dedication of a talented staff, and the strategic oversight provided by a committed Board of Trustees. Cleveland Public Library is so fortunate to have…

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The Art of Making Monsters

When Kaitlin Juarez moved back to Cleveland after a decade spent living in West Virginia and Rhode Island, she needed to find new facilities to make her line of handmade designer toys—and Cleveland Public Library fit the bill. Juarez’s “monsters” are whimsical fabric characters with playful identities and imagined histories. Juarez crafts the monsters from 100% wool, which she cuts…

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The Cleveland Business

“People ask me, ‘Aren’t you worried about the future, being in the book business?’ I always say: ‘We’re not in the book business. We’re in the Cleveland business.’” —Felton Thomas, Director of Cleveland Public Library When I told my friends I was moving to from Chicago to Cleveland, each and every single one of them said, “You’re crazy! You’ll hate…

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Library Records Commission Meeting

November 16, 2017 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing Immediately following Board Meeting   AGENDA   Approval of Minutes of November 17, 2016 Meeting of the Library Records Commission Overview of Process Review of Records to be Disposed        ADJOURN

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