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Hopkins District Library

February 14th Meeting Agenda

Hopkins Public Library Board Meeting

February 14th, 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, e-reader class canceled because of weather, class, resume building class, Valentine card making, coupon clippers meeting here, upcoming flowers in Feb.

Publicity          At Hudsonville library, advertised Flowers in Feb at the school, started a blog with information for other libraries

Meetings, workshops, etc       Signed up for several webinars, Rural library conference upcoming

Building Issues            none

Budget Issues              none

Library Closings        none

Volunteers                  10 people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and we are planning on holding a meeting either at the end of Feb. or mid-March

Lakeland, State other library news   worry over funding cuts

Patron comments and suggestions     more book suggestions, basic skills computer class

Other        Several logos have been submitted and promised more, several grant applications in the works and completed, librarian chat up and running, 15 boxes of books from LoC + publicity, circulation increased in Jan. 52% over last year, millage campaign speaker (Shirley Bruursema) will be here next meeting at 6pm


Old Business   


New Business  Designation of signers for banking, Resolution vote, Policy updates, Monterey new rep.


Public Comment




Next Meeting Tuesday March 13th, 2012, 7:00 PM