ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY
Gwendolyn Brooks Building
May 15, 2008
ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (ISLAC)
Meeting Conducted via Interactive Videoconferencing at the following locations: Illinois State Library (Springfield), Alliance Library System (East Peoria), Chicago Public Library, DuPage Library System (Geneva), Lincoln Trail Libraries System (Champaign), Lewis and Clark Library System (Edwardsville), Metropolitan Library System (Burr Ridge), North Suburban Library System (Wheeling), Prairie Area Library System (Coal Valley, Rockford, and Shorewood).
PRESENT VIA INTERACTIVE VIDEOCONFERENCING
Betsy Adamowski (MLS-Burr Ridge), Pat Burg (ISL-Springfield), Alice Calabrese-Berry (MLS-Burr Ridge), Kay Langston (MLS-Burr Ridge), Barry Levine (PALS-Shorewood), Carol Little (ISL-Springfield), Barbara Lund (MLS-Burr Ridge), Chad Raymond (NSLS-Wheeling), Becky Robinson (ALS-East Peoria), and Bob McKay (PALS-Coal Valley).
PRESENT VIA PHONE CONFERENCE CALL
Brad Baker, Yvonne Beechler-Bergendorf, Barbara Burroughs, Gail Bush, Lynda Clemmons, Mary Dempsey, John Dittmer, Barbara DuRocher, Kris Hammerstrand, and Diane Moreno.
STATE LIBRARY STAFF PRESENT
Director Anne Craig, Chief Deputy Director Lawren Tucker, Vandella Brown, Gwen Harrison, Jill Heffernan, Neil Kelley, and Patricia Norris.
Laura Evans (Library Director, Sherrard Public Library District), Wayne McComb (Board President, Sherrard Public Library District), Kitty Pope (Director, Alliance Library System), and Sandy Ringstrom (Assistant Director, Prairie Area Library System).
Call to Order
Chair Levine called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. He requested that ISLAC members and others present mute their microphones when not talking to ensure clear communication. In addition, Chair Levine requested that ISLAC members keep the discussion to the issue on the agenda.
As Secretary of ISLAC, Director Craig took attendance by roll call. A quorum was established with ten ISLAC members attending by interactive videoconference and one