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February 11 Minutes

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting Minutes

February 11, 2014

Present: Suzanne Antvelink , Natalie Bazan, Karon Dunifin, Lynn Francis, Mimi Gabriel, Anita Kerber, David Klink, Barbara Wrobleski

Absent: Chris Navis

1. Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM.

2. Roll Call.

3. Approval of Agenda


4. Approval of Minutes


5. Treasurer’s Report

Report is postponed due to tax season.

6. Correspondence

· None.

7. Public Comment

· None.

8. Director’s Report

* Programs

o Sticks & Strings – 3rd Monday of the month.

o Book club meeting regularly.

o Friends group.

o Barb Bennett – starting Healthy U - pillowcases March 17.

o Appetizer party.

o Flowers in February, 26th.

* Publicity

o Up to 168 likes on Facebook.

o Globe articles.

o Wayland Townbroadcast.

o Allegan News.

o Article submitted for January ACCF news insert.

* Meetings, workshops, etc.

o Advisory and board meeting for LLC.

o Director’s summit meeting.

o Rural libraries conference.

o Big Talk from Small Libraries speaker.

o Booked for the PLA conference March 11.

* Building Issues

o Water outages, may continue until ground thaws and repairs can be made.

* Budget Issues

o None.

* Library Closings

o Weather closures.

* Volunteers

o 22 people in Friends of the Library group.

o Donations of books still arriving.

o Program ideas.

* Lakeland, State, other library news

o none.

* Patron comments and suggestions

o Book suggestions.

o DVD suggestions.

* Other

o Summer secret project.

o 3 joint grant applications.

o Chosen to be a speaker for the national Big Talk from Small Libraries conference.

o Prepping presentation for Lakeland’s continuing education.

o ACCF – Youth Leadership conference March 22.

o Applying for ALA conference grant.

9. Old Business

· Township update.

10. New Business

* Lynn made motion to reschedule next month’s meeting from March 11 to March 18 due to conflict with PLA conference. Suzanne seconded, motion passed.

11. Public comment

· None.

12. Meeting was adjourned at 7:55 PM.

Next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 18th at 7:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Dave Klink