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Hopkins District Library

March 13th Agenda

Hopkins Public Library Board Meeting

March 13th, 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 twice in Feb., Story hour starting up, starting gaming night after school program 1st Monday of every month, April Fool’s Day story competition, Computer Basics Class, planning for a book unveiling of our Libri Foundation books

Publicity          At Hudsonville Library, new news source Wayland Town Broadcast (online only) has done 2 stories on us and may do more, postings up for gaming night, Allegan Gazette – Libri Foundation books

Meetings, workshops, etc       Advisory Council meeting, signed up for LLC workshop at the end of March – Selling your Library: Merchandising Made Priceless, MeL database webinars

Building Issues            none

Budget Issues              none

Library Closings        none

Volunteers                  12+ people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and we are planning on holding a meeting March 7th at 7pm, Michelle and Charles Lancaster helped out with the Flowers in February  

Lakeland, State other library news   none

Patron comments and suggestions     even more book suggestions

Other        Completed 4 more grant applications, finished the application to have Hopkins certified with the Quality Service certification, still looking for more logos, survey for summer reading club program preferences, circulation up 91% to February 2011  

Old Business    Policy manual updates

New Business 

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday April 10th, 2012 at 7:00 PM