Establishment Act:   P.A. 89

Northland  Director

Linda Adams
220 W. Clinton
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2058
Petoskey, MI  49770
231-855-2206
ladams@northland.lib.mi.us

Director Job Description

Northland Board of Trustees FY 23-24
Officers are elected annually

Denise Bearre –  Chair
(Term: 09/30/24)
Alcona County Library
312 W. Main
Harrisville, MI  48740
director@alcona.lib.mi.us
Amber Alexander –  Secretary
(Term: 09/30/2024)
Presque Isle District Library
181 E. Erie Street
Rogers City, MI  49779
director@pidl.org

Michelle Howard – Treasurer (Term: 09/30/24)
Traverse Area District Library
610 Woodmere Ave.
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-932-8527
mhoward@tadl.org

Jennifer Thomet – Member (Term ends 9/30/26)
I
nterlochen Public Library
9411 10th Street
Interlochen, MI  49643
231-276-6767
jthomet@tadl.org

Sue Warner– Member
(Term: 9/30/2024)
Wolverine Community Library
5716 W. Main Street
Wolverine, MI  49799
wolveri1@northland.lib.mi.us

Lori Haas –Member (Term ends 9/30/26)
Montmorency County Public Libraries
11901 Haymeadow
Atlanta, MI  49709
989-785-3941
director@monmorencylibrary.com

Val Meyerson – Member (Term: 09/30/25)
Petoskey District Library
500 E. Main
Petoskey, MI 49770
231-758-3100
vmeyerson@petoskeylibrary.org


Monica Peck
– Member (Term: 09/30/25)  
Boyne District Library
201 E. Main
Boyne City, MI  49712
231-582-7861
info@boynelibrary.org

Jackie Skinner – Vice Chair (Term ends 9/30/26)
Otsego County Library
700 S. Otsego Avenue
Gaylord, MI  49735
989-732-5841

Ex-Officio Member:

Linda Adams
900 Evergreen Court
Petoskey, MI  49770
231-855-2206
ladams@northland.lib.mi.us

Advisory Council Officers
(Serve two-year terms)

FY 23-24
Monica Peck – Chair (Term end 9/30/25)
Ryan Deery – Vice Chair (Term ends 9/30/25)
Leanne Milliman – Secretary (Term ends 9/30/25)
Michele Howard – Treasurer (Term ends 9/30/25)

NLC Advisory Council By Laws 2016

Plan of Service & Documents

Plan of Service 2023
NLC Bylaws – Approved 9-23-21
Budget FY 22-23 
Audit 9-30-21
Annual Report 22-23
FOIA Procedures and Guidelines 2022
Investment Policy 8-22
Purchasing Policy 8-20
Request for Travel Reimbursement form

Audit 21-22

FY 23-24 Schedule of Advisory Council and Board of Trustees Meetings:

Thursday, October 26, 2023, 10:30 am: Peninsula Community Library

Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 10:30 am: Topinabee Public Library

Board Meeting (No Advisory Council) on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 11 am: Otsego County Library

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 10:30 am: Interlochen Public Library

Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 10:30 am: Charlevoix Public Library (Budget Review)

Thursday, September 26, 2024, 10:30 am: Montmorency County Public Libraries – Lewiston Branch (Budget Hearing)

Notice: The Northland Library Cooperative Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed library cooperative budget for the fiscal year October 1, 2024 – September 30, 2025 and proposed amendments to the FY 23-24 Budget at the Montmorency County Public Library-Lewiston Branch  located at 2851 Kneeland Street in Lewiston, MI on September 26, 2024 at 10:30 am.  A copy of the budget is available at this link :___________ The Northland Library Cooperative must hold a public hearing before the final adoption of the budget.  Any interested person will be given the opportunity to be heard at the public meeting regarding the proposed budget. The Northland Library Cooperative will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services upon 3-days notice to the board.  Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services or any person having questions should contact the library by calling the following : Linda Adams at 231-855-2206 or emailing, ladams@northland.lib.mi.us.  

Dated:  

Advisory and Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

FY 23-24:

Date: Location Advisory Council Board
10-26-23 Peninsula Community Library 10-23 Advisory Council Minutes 10-23 Board Minutes
12-6-23 Topinabee Public Library NLC Advisory Council Minutes 12.6.23 NLC Board Minutes December 6 2023
2-13-24 Otsego County Library No Advisory Council Meeting NLC Board Minutes February 13 2024
4-19-24 Interlochen Public Library NLC Advisory Council Minutes 4-19-24 DRAFT NLC Board Minutes April 19 2024 DRAFT
8-14-24 Charlevoix Public Library    

       9-26-24                                                                  Montmorency- Lewiston Branch

FY 22-23:

Date Location Advisory Council Board Minutes
November 3, 2022 Cheboygan Area Public Library 11-22 Advisory Council Minutes 11-22 Board Minutes
December 15, 2022 Virtual Advisory Council
Board meeting cancelled
due to weather
12-22 Advisory Council Minutes Board Meeting cancelled due to weather
April 20, 2023 Indian River Area Library 4-23 NLC Advisory Council Minutes 4-23 NLC Board Minutes
August 15, 2023 Beaver Island District Library

 

8-23 NLC Advisory Council Minutes

 

8-23 NLC Board Minutes

September 21, 2023 Oscoda County District Library 9-21-23 Advisory Council Minutes Northland Co-Op NLC Board Minutes September 21, 2023

 

FY 21-22 Location Advisory Council Board Minutes
October 21,2021 Cheboygan Area Public Library 10-21-21 Advisory Council Minutes 10-21-21 Board Minutes
December 16, 2021 Traverse Area District Library 12-16-21 Advisory Council Minutes Northland Co-Op 12-16-21 Board Minutes
April 21, 2022 Charlevoix Public Library 4-21-22 Advisory Council Minutes 4-21-22 Board Minutes
August 18, 2022 Kalkaska County Library 8-18-22 Advisory Council Minutes 8-18-22 Board Minutes
September 15, 2022 Otsego County Library 9-15-22 Advisory Council Minutes 9-15-22 Board Minutes
Date Location  

September 17, 2020

August 20, 2020

April 16, 2020

Dec 5,
2019

Virtual Meeting

Virtual Meeting

Virtual Meeting

Charlevoix Public Library

9-17-2020 Advisory Council Minutes
9-17-2020 Board Minutes

8-20-2020 Advisory Council Minutes

8-20-2020 Board Minutes

4-16-2020 Advisory Council Minutes Northland Co-Op

4-16-2020 Board Minutes Northland Cooperative

12-5-2019 Advisory Council Minutes
12-5-2019 Board Minutes

Oct 24, 2019 Petoskey District Library

10-24-2019 Board Minutes
10-24-2019 Advisory Council Minutes

Sep 19, 2019 Traverse Area District Library 9-19-19 Board Minutes
9-19-19 Special Board Meeting Minutes
Aug 22, 2019 Presque Isle District Library Minutes
Apr 18, 2019 Otsego County Library 4-18-2019 Board Minutes
Dec 6, 2018 Charlevoix Public Library Minutes
Oct 25, 2018 Boyne District Library 10-25-2018 Board Minutes
Sept 20, 2018 Cheboygan Area Public Library Minutes
Aug 23, 2018 Suttons Bay Bingham District Library Minutes
Apr 26, 2018 Oscoda County Library  
Dec 7, 2017 Traverse Area District Library Agenda Director Report Minutes

NLLD Grant Reciprocal Borrowing

Oct 26, 2017 Presque Isle District Library Minutes
Sep 21, 2017 Topinabee Public Library Minutes
Jun 15,  2017 Otsego County Library Minutes
 Apr 27, 2017 Charlevoix Public Library Minutes
Aug 18, 2016 Alcona County Library Minutes
Apr 14, 2016 Oscoda County Library Minutes
Dec 3, 2015 Cheboygan Area Public Library Minutes
Oct 8, 2015 Petoskey District Library Minutes
Sep 17, 2015 Crooked Tree District Library Minutes
Aug 27, 2015 Boyne District Library Minutes
May 22, 2015 Alcona County Library Minutes
Date Location Advisory Council Board

October 15, 2020

Virtual

Advisory Council Minutes 10-15-20 Board Minutes 10-15-20

December 17, 2020

Virtual

Advisory Council Minutes 12-17-20 Board Minutes 12-17-20

April 15, 2021

Virtual

Advisory Council Minutes 4-15-21 Board Minutes 4-15-21

August 19, 2021

Petoskey District Library Advisory Council Minutes 8-19-21 Board Minutes 8-19-21

September 23, 2021

Alcona County Library

Advisory Council Minutes 9-23-21 Board Minutes 9-23-21

 

Advisory Council Meeting Minutes

Date Location  
Sep 19, 2019 Traverse Area District Library  
Aug 22, 2019 Presque Isle District Library Minutes
Apr 18, 2019 Otsego County Library  
Dec 6, 2018 Charlevoix Public Library Minutes
Oct 25, 2018 Boyne District Library  
Sept 20, 2018 Cheboygan Area Public Library  
Aug 23, 2018 Suttons Bay Bingham District Library Minutes
Apr 26, 2018 Oscoda County Library  
Dec 7, 2017 Traverse Area District Library Agenda Minutes
Oct 26, 2017 Presque Isle District Library Minutes
Jun 15, 2017 Otsego County Library Minutes
Dec 1, 2016 Traverse Area District Library Minutes
Aug 18, 2016 Alcona County Library Minutes
Apr 14, 2016   Minutes