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Hopkins District Library

April 10th Agenda

What we have and will be up to! There is no place more fun to be the second Tuesday of every month at 7pm than the LIBRARY!!

Hopkins Public Library Board Meeting

April 10th, 2012 7:00 PM

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Treasurer’s Report       *see attached


Public Comment

Director’s Report

Programs        Fiber group is meeting the 3rd Monday of the month, book club, coupon clippers meeting here, nutrition group met, Story hour, starting gaming night after school program 1st Monday of every month – no luck so far but continuing, April Fool’s Day story competition – several submissions, Computer Basics Class and Computer Refresher Class planned for this month, Libri Foundation books are all out, LoC books are on their way, secret project, Arts Alive, first Crop Night later this month

Publicity          Wayland Town Broadcast (online only) did another story, Globe 2 stories, postings up for gaming night, up to 37 likes on Facebook, and 16 members of the Friends group

Meetings, workshops, etc      ACCF meeting in March about Arts Alive, Special LLC meeting April 5th about intent service starting next year, board meetings, MeL database webinars

Building Issues            Older air conditioner does not seem to be working

Budget Issues              none

Library Closings        Good Friday and the following Saturday

Volunteers                  16+ people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and their next meeting will be May 7th, donations of books and wool roving for an event later in the year, need at least 4 people for the Vote Yes Campaign group

Lakeland, State other library news   none

Patron comments and suggestions     even more book suggestions and a few program suggestions

Other        Working on completing USF fund applications and getting bids for internet/telecommunication services, thank you to the LoC and Upton, still looking for more recipes and logos – Allegan VoTech is making several possible logos, getting quotes for a building repair grant, circulation stats continuing to rise, we won a grant for programs!!

Old Business   

New Business  Policy manual updates- Warnings vs watches

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday May 8th, 2012 at 7:00 PM