Birmingham Public Library Board Minutes


June 18, 2009

8:30 a.m.

Glen Iris Elementary School Library

Meeting Called By

Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch, President

Type of Meeting

Regular Board Meeting


Trustees: Gwendolyn B. Guster Welch, President; Nell Allen, Vice-President
Members: Thomas Adams, Gwendolyn R. Amamoo, Georgia Morgan Blair, Reverend Anthony Johnson, Judge Shanta' Owens, Samuel Rumore, Dora Sims
Staff: Irene S. Blalock, Director; Pamela O. Lyons, Associate Director

Call To Order

The invocation was given by Andrei Jones, the Adult Services librarian at the Five Points West Library. He has been with BPL since 1994. Mr. Rumore presented Mr. Jones with a certificate of appreciation for his service to BPL.

Mr. Rumore stated that at the May 28, 2009 Board meeting, he presented the certificate of appreciation to Mr. Sam Granger.


Staff Spotlight

Committee Reports

Finance Committee Report

Personnel Committee

Director's Report

Buildings And Facilities Update

2010 Fiscal Year Budget Update

Reception For Interim And New Director

Summer Reading Clubs Update

Board Survey For Web Site

BPL At The Diversity And Outreach Fair


Other Business

Unfinished Business


Meeting Adjourned at approx. 10:30 a.m. with the next scheduled meeting on July 23, 2009

Submitted By

Irene S. Blalock, Director