Hopkins District Library

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March 12th Agenda

Wow! ArtsAlive presentation and lots of other fun exciting things for this month!

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

March 12th, 2013 7:00 PM

Guest Presenter - Theresa from the Allegan County Community Foundation about the upcoming ArtsAlive competition

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Treasurer’s Report *see attached

Correspondence

Public Comment

Director’s Report

Programs Sticks & Strings group is meeting the 3rd Monday of the month, book club, Coups for Troops (coupon clippers),Fly Tying, Sewing basics, Needle Felting. 

Publicity Up to 92 likes on Facebook (ask your friends to like us!), articles in the Globe, school newsletter, posters around town,

Meetings, workshops, etc Advisory Meeting, Township Meetings, PPS Meeting, QSAC Meeting, ALA 2013 Annual Meeting, Big Talk from Small Libraries Webinar, Group A&B library's meeting

Building Issues broken door, electricity upgrade approved, sign half paid for and will be installed after electric is run out there (waiting on warmer weather)

Budget Issues none

Library Closings none

Volunteers 22 people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and their next meeting was March  11th, donated books still coming in,

Lakeland, State other library news none

Patron comments and suggestions continued book suggestions, looking for ideas of programs (guy programs)

Other  sent out 30 boxes of books so far to Better World Books, planning to start purchasing technology and other improvements with grant money soon, SRC planned and have received donations (need volunteers), discuss 'expansion' plan

Old Business

New Business - Ancestry.com membership, processing credit cards at the library

Public Comment

Adjournment

Next Meeting Tuesday April 9th, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Ebooks, audiobooks, and e-magazines

Overdrive

Your one stop shop for free e- and audio books.

Digital magazines and adult coloring books.