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Hopkins District Library

August 13 Agenda

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

August 13th, 2013 7:00 PM

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Treasurer’s Report *see attached

Correspondence - donation in memory of Jim Hazen

Director’s Report

Programs  Book club, For July: Community story teller, Learn to knit/crochet, S'mores and stories, 4-H Craft day, Old Time photos, Jewelry Making, Basket weaving, Cookie Cutter bird feeders, Pintrest Party, Finale, Fly tying, For August: .

Publicity Up to 139 likes on Facebook (ask your friends to like us!), articles in the Globe, will be submitting events to the school newsletter, on the Village of Hopkins new website and facebook, new newsletter is out, attending the school open houses with an informational table (possibly a game and prizes as well)

Meetings, workshops, etc Lansing for MLA Annual, Township Meetings, now vice-chair KDL for PPS meeting, 4th of July Committee - now the Christmas committee, Rural libraries conference, Advisory council for Lakeland

Building Issues possibly replacing an additional door

Budget Issues none

Library Closings 

Volunteers 22 people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and their next meeting is currently unscheduled, donated books still coming in, Brandon came in to install hardware and get our digital media lab up and running

Lakeland, State other library news none

Patron comments and suggestions continued book suggestions,

Other  Digital media lab, Friday nights at the library (Aug, Sept, Oct. Nov.), testing site for roll out of new state hunters safety program- scheduling classes for hunters safety and self defense, working to find grants for afterschool program that we can have in conjunction with the village police chief

Old Business

New Business - signing L-4029 form (checklist), new policies for vhs-dvd converter and photo scanning station, discussion and review of new township agreement, selling old computers and printer

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday September 10th, 2013 at 7:00 PM