Hopkins District Library

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July 10th Agenda

Hopkins Public Library Board Meeting

July 10th, 2012 7:00 PM

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Treasurer’s Report *see attached, amended budget

Correspondence

Public Comment

Director’s Report

Programs Fiber group is meeting the 3rd Monday of the month, book club, coups for troops (coupon clippers), game night -1st Monday of every month – putting this in the summer reading program, Computer Basics Class last month – July has Computer Basics and GoodReads, Arts Alive – voting started June 1st  and continues through Sept. 14th (we have 102 votes), Maker's Camp, upcoming paper mache, glass fusing, bracelet making, story time, and book bash – need a volunteer for the Ducks Unlimited event Aug. 4th

Publicity Up to 56 likes on Facebook, and 21 members of the Friends group, new logo as our brand is on the website and will be everywhere, 4th of July exposure

Meetings, workshops, etc Advisory Council Meeting (LLC), Emerging Leaders Program Orientation Meeting, ACLA upcoming meeting

Building Issues broken door

Budget Issues none

Library Closings 4th of July (library functions)

Volunteers 20+ people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and their next meeting will be August 6th, donated books still coming in, have NHS students helping with the Summer Reading Club events (Paper Mache Decorating and Bracelet Making), 4th of July overview

Lakeland, State other library news none

Patron comments and suggestions continued book suggestions, one book that had a complaint

Other Donated backpacks with puppies, blankets and supplies and donated stained glass – now prizes for SRC, still looking for more recipes for next year’s cookbooks, circulation stats continuing to rise about 113% to last year, millage vote coming up in August, planned time off (July 25th, September)

Old Business

New Business: Disaster plan

Public Comment

Adjournment

Next Meeting Tuesday August 14th, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Ebooks, audiobooks, and e-magazines

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Digital magazines and adult coloring books.