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Hopkins District Library

March 10th Minutes

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

March 10, 2015

Call to Order – Suzanne Antvelink, President

Roll Call Present:  Suzanne Antvelink, Tom Bailey, Natalie Bazan, Karon Dunifin, Lynn Francis, Mimi Gabriel, Traci Rhoades, Barb Wrobleski, Chris Navis

Approval of Agenda - Suzanne moved, Chris seconded

Approval of Minutes – Suzanne moved, Chris seconded

Treasurers Report – Motion by Lynn and seconded by Mimi. 

Correspondence – none

Public Comment – none

Director’s Report as follows:

Programs:  Ongoing:  Sticks & Strings, book club.  Upcoming:  See newsletter.  Planning for the Summer Reading program and planning for the summer secret project.  The library will be closed 3 days in April to put in the new bookcases and move all of the books.  All help is welcome!

Publicity: Up to 510 likes on Facebook, planning additional advertising on Facebook, Allegan County Community Foundation quarterly news is out, advertisement is still up at the Regent Theater, finished April/May newsletter, work on July/August newsletter.

Meetings, workshops, etc:  Advisor and Board meeting for LLC

Building Issues:  Doors are on hold.

Volunteers:  Looking into volunteers for the summer reading

Lakeland, State other library news - Funding

Patron comments and suggestions:  Donations for the library and for the library cat, continued book, dvd and  programing suggestions.

Other – ALA grant for continued education will finance Natalie’s Small Rural Library Conference in Arkansa

Old Business – None

New Business – We will offer a Red Cross babysitting class.  Arts Alive will be from July 1 – Labor Day.   It has also been suggested that we get a defibulator for our library.

Public Comment – none

Adjournment – 7:38 p.m.

Next meeting will be Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.