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Hopkins District Library

May 14th Agenda

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

May 14th, 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.  Planning for the Craft Sale on July 4th.  Finishing up prep work for SRC programs.

Publicity Up to 105 likes on Facebook (ask your friends to like us!), articles in the Globe, school newsletter, posters around town,

Meetings, workshops, etc Advisory Meeting, Township Meetings, PPS Meeting, ALA 2013 Annual Meeting, 4th of July Committee

Building Issues broken door - still waiting on Jim,  sign - waiting for Buist to electrify, telephone issues

Budget Issues none

Library Closings Memorial Day (May 25th and 27th)

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, Girl Scouts for the Mother's Day Kids' Camp

Lakeland, State other library news none

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

Other  SRC job app is posted and will close in 1 week, won two grants, scheduling self defense classes, scheduling classes for ACCF Legacy grant (2500) now through Dec., asking for updated quotes on replacing the furnace/air conditioner, computer installation issues - calling charter, still looking for free interior designer

Old Business

New Business - 50th anniversary plans

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday June 11th, 2013 at 7:00 PM