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October 14 Minutes

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

October 14th, 2014 7:00 PM

Call to Order by  Susanne Antvelink

Roll Call Natalie Bazan,  Anita Kerber, Barbara Wrobleski ,

Karon Dunifin Suzanne Antvelink Mimi Gabriel

 Absent: David Klink, Chris Navis, Lynn Francis,

Approval of Agenda- Suzanne moved, Mimi second

Approval of Minutes- Anita moved , second by Barb W.

Treasurer’s Report *see attached moved by Anita and second by Suzanne

Correspondence - none

Public Comment - none

Director’s Report as follows:

Programs Ongoing: Sticks & Strings, book club. Check the newsletter. 

Publicity Up to 436 likes on Facebook, advertising reached over 5000 people with 155 interacting with ad, Allegan County Community Foundation quarterly news is out, advert. is still up at the Regent Theater

Meetings, workshops, etc Advisory and Board Meeting for LLC 

Building Issues Looking into new bookcases, may need to replace exterior side doors

Budget Issues none

Library Closings Labor Day

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 - Books on CD lending is up and running

Patron comments and suggestions donations and comments about library cat idea, continued book suggestions, dvd suggestions and programming suggestions

Other Historic Maker Faire is canceled, wine making rescheduled, scheduling conflict with this year's Winter Bazaar

Old Business 

New Business - Building next door will not be available until next year to look at.

Public Comment- none

Adjournment- at 7:50 pm

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

 The Dorr Board will be invited to the December meeting.