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Circulation Services

Information related to past and future circulation services activity will be posted here.

Committee Mission & Details

The Circulation Services Committee is a STANDING committee that meets five times a year:

  • September, November, January, March and May

The committee meetings are typically held the third Thursday of the above months starting at 1:00pm.  Additional meetings may be schedule on an ad-hoc basis, with the prior approval of the LDAC.

LOCATION: 
The meeting location rotates among volunteering libraries. 

OFFICERS:
Chair and Recorder/Chair-Elect. In April, a nominating committee, which is comprised of the Present Chair (who calls and Chairs the meeting), Past Chair, and Present Recorder/Chair-Elect, meets to recommend a nominee for the position of Recorder/Chair-Elect. The individual is contacted in advance to determine their willingness to serve, and their Director's willingness to have him/her serve. The process continues until a potential nominee accepts. Subsequent to the acceptance of the nominee, his/her name is put into nomination at the May meeting. Upon election, the term of office begins immediately following the May meeting.

COMPOSITION:
The lead Library Services Assistant or designee from each MCFLS library location -- including MPL Neighborhood Libraries. MPL Central Library many designate more than one attendee.

AGENDA PLANNING:
Agendas are planned by the Chair in consultation with the Recorder/Chair-Elect. The MCFLS Library Systems Administrator is available, as needed, to provide input and advice.

REPORTING:
The Chair shall prepare and submit to the LDAC Chair, and copied to the MCFLS Director and MCFLS Library Systems Administrator, a written report (and/or minutes) of each meeting's activities. This report shall be due no later than two weeks after the date of the meeting.

COMMITTEE CHARGE:
To facilitate the regular review of MCFLS circulation procedures, to encourage peer interaction and information exchange, to provide an in-service training venue, and at the request of the LDAC, to consider relevant issues and make recommendations.

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