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July 8th Minutes

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting Minutes

July 8, 2014

Present: Natalie Bazan, Lynn Francis, Anita Kerber, David Klink, Chris Navis, Barbara Wrobleski

Absent: Suzanne Antvelink, Karon Dunifin, Mimi Gabriel

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 was approved as presented.

Budget adjustments were approved as presented.

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   Cheese making.

o   Cooling center/book sale/craft fair.

o   Felting.

o   Bath fizzies.

o   Mosaic stepping stones.

o   Seed bombs.

o   Zombie survival week:weapons, diy sock zombies, zombie identification, zombie first aid, basic survival, zombie run course, pizza party with ice cream & prizes.

o   Dorr mini comic con.

·         Publicity

o   Up to 190 likes on Facebook – goal of 200 by end of Summer Reading.

·         Meetings, workshops, etc.

o   Advisory and board meeting for LLC.

o   Two committees at MLA.

·         Building Issues

o   None.

·         Budget Issues

o   None.

·         Library Closings

o   None.

·         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   Meeting on Thursday.

o   KDL will be pulling out of Lakeland co-op around Aug 2015.

·         Patron comments and suggestions

o   Book suggestions.

o   DVD suggestions.

o   Programming suggestions.

·         Other

o   Renovations.

o   Computer ordered.

o   Work started on mini-historic makers fair in Hopkins – looking for instructors.

o   Scheduling classes from ACCF grant.

o   Date set for 3rd annual Winter Bazaar.

o   Scheduling ‘Homemade Christmas’ a three week event in November.

9.      Old Business

·         L4029 form (secretary signature).

10.  New Business

·         Fund Balance policy & Capital Outlay policy were approved as presented.

11.  Public comment

·         None.

12.  Meeting was adjourned at 7:40 PM.

Next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 12th at 7:00 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Dave Klink