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Hopkins District Library

June 11th Agenda

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

June 11th, 2013 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). For April: April Fool's Day prank, Old School Games, Preschool Super Hero Reads, Petition signing- Fracking, Seeds class, Tree Plaque Painting, Friends Group Meeting, World Book Night. For May: Fused glass flowers, Mother's Day kids camp, secret summer project, fan blade dragon flies.  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. 

Publicity Up to 114 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

Meetings, workshops, etc Lansing for State volunteer meeting, Township Meetings, ALA 2013 Annual Meeting, 4th of July Committee

Building Issues broken door - still waiting on Jim,  sign - waiting for Postema to fix daylight sensor, telephone issues

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, Looking for volunteers for our S'mores & Stories (and fire pit?) and our Community story teller days (June 19, June 28, July 1, July 8 and July 13)

Lakeland, State other library news none

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

Other  asking for updated quotes on replacing the furnace/air conditioner, computer installation issues - calling charter, still looking for free interior designer, scheduling for ACCF classes!

Old Business

New Business - 50th anniversary plans

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday June 9th, 2013 at 7:00 PM