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Approved Apr 16, 2009 - Library Advisory Board Minutes


Library Advisory Committee

The Library Advisory Committee met on the above date with the following members present: Chairman Peggy Toifel and members Martha Lyle, Michael Sandler, and Pat Rose. Also present were the County Administrator (Hunter Walker), Library Director (Linda Hendrix) and Human Resources Director (DeVann Cook). Chairman Toifel called the meeting to order at 4:05 p.m.

Toifel moved approval of the January 15, 2009 minutes noting the following change on page 3 "Rose stated the

Gulf Breeze Friends will have their meeting on January 29th at 7:00 p.m."

Director’s Report

Linda Hendrix announced that Santa Rosa County Library system has been selected as the Florida Library Association of the year and thanked the Santa Rosa County Commissioners, County Administrator Hunter Walker, DeVann Cook, Library employees, Library Administration staff and support groups.

Hendrix introduced Sandy Newell, Library Consultant from the Florida Department of State, Office of Community Development, State Library and Archives of Florida. Ms. Newell presented a PowerPoint on State Library services. (See attached) Ms. Newell presented the volunteers with music CDs.

Volunteer Recognition Program

Linda Hendrix and Hunter Walker thanked the volunteers for their valuable contributions to the success of all the branch libraries in Santa Rosa County and a brief program followed. (See attached) Appreciation certificates were awarded to each volunteer and Peggy Toifel was recognized as the Super Volunteer and Volunteer of the Year.

An appreciation reception was held immediately following adjournment.

Other Business

Peggy Toifel announced that the Santa Rosa County Library Foundation is sponsoring a golf tournament fund raiser at Stonebrook on April 30, 2009 at 1:00p.m.

Linda Hendrix introduced the "Read" posters and invited all the volunteers to have their pictures made for "Read" posters to be placed around the county to promote reading.

Next Meeting Date

The next meeting is scheduled for July 16, 2009, at 4:00 p.m.


There being no further business to come before the Committee at this time, the meeting adjourned at 4:55 p.m.

April 16, 2009

Milton, Florida