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Hopkins District Library

May 17th Minutes

Hopkins District Library Board Meeting

May 17, 2016

Call to Order – Karon Dunifin, Vice-President at 7:00 pm.

Roll Call Present: Tom Bailey, Natalie Bazan, Karon Dunifin, Lynn Francis, Chris Navis, and Traci Rhoades

Absent: Mimi Gabriel, Barb Wrobleski

Approval of Agenda –Chris made a motion, seconded by Tom.

Approval of Minutes –Traci moved to approve the minutes, Tom seconded.

Treasurers Report – Motion by Tom, to approve the treasurer’s report and seconded by Lynn.

Correspondence – none

Public Comment – none

Director’s Report as follows:


Publicity: Up to 615 likes on Facebook, planning additional advertising on Facebook, Allegan County Community Foundation quarterly news is out, advertisement is still up at the Regent Theater, working on Summer newsletter.

Meetings, workshops, etc: Advisory and Board meeting for LLC, Emerging Leaders meetings, Michigan Leadership Academy.

Building Issues: none

Budget Issues: none

Library Closings: none

Volunteers: donat4ed books still coming in, program ideas.

Lakeland, State other library news -

Patron comments and suggestions: Donations for the library and for the library cat, continued book suggestions, dvd suggestions and programming suggestions.

Other – Books for Babies, mass mailing, Emerging Leaders, Rural Libraries conference.

Old Business – Strategic Plan Committee: Update by Mimi.

New Business – New bags are being made available at Dorr & Hopkins. They contain a movie and the book the movies was based on. There is a 3 week checkout and a $1/day late fee.

Public Comment – none

Adjournment – Traci made a motion to adjourn at 8:20 p.m. and Lynn seconded.

Next meeting will be Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM.