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Nebraska Library Commission - Agendas

1200 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, Nebraska  

Friday, January 9, 2009, 9:30 a.m.  


1) Call to Order, Meeting Notice and Open Meetings Act Information

a) Welcome and Introductions

b) Approval of Agenda *

c) Approval of Minutes (November 6, 2008) *  

2) Public Forum

3) Chair' s  Report and Commissioners' Comments  

4) Director' s Report

a) Personnel Update

b) State Legislative Issues and Outlook for 2009

c) Federal Library Programs and Issues (LSTA and Economic Recovery Initiatives)

d) Nebraska Center for the Book & Nebraska Book Festival

e) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Library Programs and Grants

f) Librarians for the 21st Century Grant Application - "Cultivating Nebraska Librarians 2.0: Building 21st Century Skills"

g) Youth Grants for Excellence

h) Library Improvement Grants

i)   NLC Weekly Webinars - NCompass Live

j)   Nebraska OverDrive® Libraries (digital audio-books program)  

5) Financial Report

a) November and December Financial Reports

b) LSTA Appropriations Status  

6) Unfinished Business  

7) New Business

a) State Advisory Council on Libraries Appointments *

b) Director' s Annual Performance Review  

8) Adjournment

* indicates action items 

For more information, contact Sue Biltoft.