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January 14 Agenda

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

January 14th, 2014 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. Finishing up scheduling for the 'Pushing the Limits' grant funds.

Publicity Up to 165 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, Director's Summit meetings, Christmas committee, rural libraries conference meeting, Webinar for MeL databases

Building Issues none

Budget Issues none

Library Closings Christmas and New Year's, weather closures 

Volunteers 22 people have signed up for the Friends of the Library group, donated books still coming in, program ideas

Lakeland, State other library news

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 - Township update, review letter draft

New Business - Amendments to 2013 budget, Review and approval of 2014 budget, Officer election

Public Comment


Next Meeting Tuesday February 11th, 2014 at 7:00 PM