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Hopkins District Library

November 13 Agenda

Might be the last official meeting of the year, be here or read the minutes!!

Hopkins Public Library Board Meeting

November 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 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: Christmas ornament extravaganza (2 classes or 1st graders and then open to community later in the evening , Glass fused suncatchers part 2 (free to ages 10-18 in our district, $15 to everyone else), Holiday Stories.

Publicity Up to 68 likes on Facebook (ask your friends to like us!), articles in the Globe, school newsletter, posters around town,

Meetings, workshops, etc Michigan Library Association Annual Conference (Nov. 7-9), Advisory Meeting, Township Meetings, PPS Meeting, Summer Reading Conference

Building Issues broken door

Budget Issues none

Library Closings none

Volunteers 22 people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and their next meeting will be Nov. 12th, donated books still coming in (slowly), Lakeland, State other library news none

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

Other  still looking for vendors for the Winter Bazaar, sending some books/audio books to the Heritage for the Blind (free shipping)

Old Business Free Non-resident cards for teachers and suggestions box at school?

New Business Next year's audit, State Aid Report

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday December 11th, 2012 or January 8th, 2013 at 7:00 PM