The Circulation Services Committee is a STANDING committee that meets five times a year:
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.
The meeting location rotates among volunteering libraries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.