Annual All-LAB Meeting

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

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Event Address:
6959 Montecito Boulevard
Santa Rosa, CA 95409


Annual All-LAB Meeting Agenda

Saturday, September 20, 2014 / 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Rincon Valley Library / 6959 Montecito Boulevard / Santa Rosa, CA 95409


Please arrive at 9:30 a.m. to check in and enjoy coffee and pastries.


  1. Call to Order


  1. Welcome and Announcements

Committee Chair Barbara Mackenzie will begin the meeting.


  1. Public Appearances

Members of the public who wish to make public comment should request recognition at this time.  See guidelines for public appearances at the bottom of the agenda.


  1. Library Advisory Board Reports

One representative from each Library Advisory Board will report on the year’s activities.  Please limit your report to three minutes.

4.1.        Cloverdale LAB Report

4.2.        Guerneville LAB Report

4.3.        Healdsburg LAB Report

4.4.        Petaluma LAB Report

4.5.        Rohnert Park-Cotati LAB Report

4.6.        Santa Rosa LAB Report

4.7.        Sebastopol LAB Report

4.8.        Sonoma Valley LAB Report

4.9.        Windsor LAB Report


  1. Keynote Address, Brett Lear

5.1.        Your Library System, Today and Into the Future


  1. Panel Discussion

6.1.        Sonoma County Measure M - Library Improvement Act Information


  1. LAB Members’ Lunch

7.1.        Informal Discussion with Members of Other LABs




  1. Break-out Sessions

8.1.        Assigned Groups to Discuss LAB Topics

  1. LAB goals, objectives, scope of responsibility
  2. Communicating with the Commission, other LABs, Friends groups, the community
  3. Keeping LABs vital: recruiting, bylaws, youth members, budgets


  1. Moderated Discussion

The group will reconvene to report on the results of their break-out group discussions, including a summary and goal-setting.


  1. Adjournment




DISABLED ACCOMMODATION:  If you have a disability which requires an accommodation, an alternative format, or requires another person to assist you while attending this meeting, please contact the Library Director’s Office at 707.545.0831, ext. 1553, as soon as possible to ensure arrangements for accommodation.


Members of the public wishing to speak may do so under Public Appearances.  The Library Advisory Boards do not take action on items presented under Public Appearances during this meeting. You may request a response, and one will be forwarded to you.

If you wish to speak, you may do so upon receiving recognition by the Chairperson.  Comments are limited to three minutes. 






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