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Hopkins District Library

October 8th Agenda

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

October 7th, 2013 7:00 PM

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes

Treasurer’s Report *see attached

Correspondence - Letter from the Ybema Family, letter/donation from the Knudsen Family

Public Comment

Director’s Report

Programs Ongoing: Sticks & Strings group is meeting the 3rd Monday of the month (starting back up this month), book club; September: Wine making, Friday night at the library, self defense, cheese making, glass fusing, book making, hunters safety, fairy house building; 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.. 

Publicity Up to 148 likes on Facebook (ask your friends to like us!), articles in the Globe/Wayland Townbroadcast/Allegan News, ArtsAlive finished up and we are waiting to see how we did, new newsletter is out for the remainder of 2013

Meetings, workshops, etc Advisory Meeting, Township Meetings,  ALA 2013 Annual Meeting, Director's Summit meetings, Christmas committee, MLA annual Conference, rural libraries conference

Building Issues updating quotes for bike rack

Budget Issues none

Library Closings none - will be open from 6-8pm for Halloween candy check/rest stop

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

Lakeland, State other library news none

Patron comments and suggestions continued book suggestions, dvd suggestions

Other starting work on the winter secret project, grant applications

Old Business - meeting policy

New Business -

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday November 22th, 2013 at 7:00 PM