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Hopkins District Library

December 15th Agenda

Merry Christmas!!

Hopkins Public Library Board Meeting

December 15th, 2012 9:30 AM

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Treasurer’s Report *see attached


Public Comment

Director’s Report

Programs Sticks & Strings group is meeting the 3rd Monday of the month, book club, Coups for Troops (coupon clippers), Jewelry Making class (sucess, will do again), Halloween (candy check at the library, cookies and cider), This month: Santa, Cookie Swap, Winter Bazaar, You've Been Jingled (winter secret project)

Publicity Up to 81 likes on Facebook (ask your friends to like us!), articles in the Globe, school newsletter, posters around town, Allegan News articles

Meetings, workshops, etc Advisory Meeting, Township Meetings

Building Issues broken door (soon to be fixed)

Budget Issues none

Library Closings none

Volunteers 22 people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and they have a table for book sale at the Winter Bazaar, donated books still coming in (slowly),

Lakeland, State other library news none - I'm secretary of the Advisory Committee and Co-Chair of the PPS Committee for Lakeland, Co-Chair of the Special Events Committee for the 2013 MLA Annual Conference

Patron comments and suggestions continued book suggestions, looking for ideas of programs for next year

Other  Robert C. Reinhardt grant, Signed up with better world books to sell our old books that don't sell here, send audio books off to the heritage for the blind, plan to start a campaign for donations for our summer reading program (evens are already planed out), new news letter  is completed, 2013 summer secret project is progressing, writing up letter for teachers and planning suggestion box, working on finishing federal forms and RFP for USF federal funds for next year

Old Business: Audit - vote

New Business: would like two people for Hopkins improvement? committee

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday January 8th, 2013 at 7:00 PM