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City Hall has relocated to 360 N. Main St., adjacent to the North Liberty Police Station.

The public can accesses the same services at the new location during the same business hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Departments located at the building include Administration, Billing and Finance, Building Inspection, Planning, Community Relations and Human Resources.

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Library Board of Trustees on April 17, 2023


Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Drive, North Liberty
6:30 pm

  1. Call to Order
  2. Additions/Changes to the Agenda
  3. Public Comment
  4. Approval of Minutes
    1. March
  5. Staff Introduction
    1. Collection Development Overview
  6. Reports
    1. Budget
    2. Friends
    3. Director
    4. Staff reports – questions
  7. Policy Review
    1. Volunteer Policy
    2. Proctoring Policy
  8. Old Business
    1. Collection Development Policy review
    2. Statement of Concern about Library Resources review
  9. New Business
  10. Adjourn
    1. Next meeting date: May 15, 2023, 6:30 pm


PRESENT: Chris Mangrich, Laura Hefley, Lindsay Bland, Jessica Beck, Brady Bird, and Library
Director Jennie Garner
ABSENT: Scott Clemons
Call to Order
1) Additions/Changes to the Agenda
a) None
2) Public Comment
a) None
3) Approval of the Minutes
a) March meeting minutes motion to approve by Laura H; second Chris M;
approved by voice vote
4) Staff Introduction – Andrew Frisbie, Collection Development Librarian
a) Collection Development Overview
i) ~70 books/week to stay on budget of $56,000 this year, usually
ii) Uses review and library journals to decide what to purchase and in what
(1) Additional resources/magazines for future release dates.
(2) Number of copies printed represents publisher’s confidence in
(3) Less time on the shelf = more demand.
iii) InterLibrary Loan – multiple requests lead to purchase.
iv) Open Access Library – Courier transports materials being returned to
other libraries.
v) Ebooks – consortium with Coralville and Iowa City
(1) Iowa City does bulk of purchasing. Visibility into what other cities
are buying.
(2) Try for no more than 4 holds per item.
5) Reports
a) Budget
i) Average 75%, currently at 70%
ii) Expenses coming up – carpet cleaning, new self-check kiosks
b) Friends
c) Director
i) Floor installation started today (April 17)
ii) Potential delay with casework acoustic panel installation.
iii) Fully staffed, but 3 part-time positions will need to be filled due to staff
graduating from library school will be moving on.
iv) Naloxone training – will include other city departments.
v) Hosted ILA spring leadership symposium
vi) Mural project to include 4-6 local youths, will wrap around the corner of
building by playground.
d) Staff Reports – Questions
i) Easter Egging moved due to severe weather.
ii) Tiny Art Show on display through April. Over 300 picked up and 150
6) Policy Review
a) Volunteer Policy
i) Verbiage changed to make more friendly, shuffled order to streamline,
remove repetition.
b) Proctoring Policy
i) Less of a need for proctoring now due to online testing and distance
learning standards.
c) Motion to approve both policies by Brady B; second Chris M; approved by voice
7) Old Business
a) Collection Development Review Policy review
i) Add language about North Liberty and Johnson county residents.
b) Statement of Concern about Library Resources review
c) No vote needed for either item.
8) New Business
a) None
Motion to adjourn by Laura H; second Chris M



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