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Hopkins District Library

July 9th Agenda

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

July 9th, 2013 7:00 PM

Special Guest - Audit Report

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Treasurer’s Report *see attached


Director’s Report

Programs Sticks & Strings group is meeting the 3rd Monday of the month, book club, For June: Juggler, Self Defense, Worm Farm, Fairy Houses, Geocahing, S'mores & Storeis, Pet Show, Neckties snakes, cement cast leaves, story teller.  Planning for the Craft Sale on July 4th. 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.

Publicity Up to 130 likes on Facebook (ask your friends to like us!), articles in the Globe, school newsletter, posters around town, on the Village of Hopkins new website and facebook, new newsletter is underway

Meetings, workshops, etc Lansing for MLA Annual, Township Meetings, KDL for Advisory meeting, 4th of July Committee, ALA 2013 Annual Conf., Allegan Library Association Meeting

Building Issues broken door - still waiting on Jim,  sign - waiting for Postema to fix daylight sensor, new furnace/air going in Thursday

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

Lakeland, State other library news none

Patron comments and suggestions continued book suggestions, looking for ideas of programs (guy programs)

Other  Reworking the kids area, Digital media lab, Friday nights at the library (Aug, Sept, Oct. Nov.), scheduling for ACCF classes, scheduling classes for hunters safety and self defense, working to implement a digital media lab

Old Business

New Business - signing L-4029 form

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday August 13th, 2013 at 7:00 PM