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Hopkins District Library

November 12th Agenda

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

November 12th, 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 Ongoing: Sticks & Strings group is meeting the 3rd Monday of the month, book club; October: Friends Group Meeting, Friday Night at the Library, Book Club, Affordable Care Act talk, Computer Basics Q&A, Beer Making, Sticks & Strings, Spider felted balls, Holiday Stories, Halloween; November: Rug making, our last Friday nights at the library, glass fusing, pintrest party, holiday story times, cheese making, holiday ornament making. 

Publicity Up to 152 likes on Facebook (ask your friends to like us!), articles in the Globe/Wayland Townbroadcast/Allegan News, article is written and submitted for the ACCF news insert in January

Meetings, workshops, etc Advisory Meeting, Township Meetings, Director's Summit meetings, Christmas committee, rural libraries conference meeting, Summer reading annual meeting, Cataloging training, Webinar for MeL databases

Building Issues

Budget Issues none

Library Closings Thanksgiving weekend

Volunteers 22 people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group so far and meeting October 7, donated books still coming in,

Lakeland, State other library news Michicard alternatives

Patron comments and suggestions continued book suggestions, dvd suggestions

Other Winter secret project, Working on a joint grant application for programming, currently searching for science grants to provide for the summer reading program and possibly start a Makerspace, adding chair/love seat

Old Business - Update Library/Township discussion

New Business - Meeting with Dorr's board, amendments to 2013 budget, review 2014 budget

Public Comment


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