Board Meeting August 2016



 August 3, 2016


The monthly meeting of the Alanson Area Public Library Board was called to order by President, Joan Niewiadomski, at 6:00 pm.  Trustees present were Pat McFarland, Sue Warner, and BR Smith. Library Director, Anna LaRue, was also present.   Anne Billiard was absent.  No guests were in attendance.

Minutes:    Minutes of the July 6, 2016 regular board meeting were approved as read.


Treasurer’s Report:  Due to the absence of Anne Billiard there was no report.


Director’s Report:

·         Cash and usage report was reviewed.

·         Program report:

Ron Fowler’s story hours will begin again 9/20/16 to 10/25/16

July 16, Puppet Show - smaller attendance this time  

 Bismarck Program; July 20th – approx. 60 in attendance

 Ron Fowler’s Saturday Program - low attendance, may have been the competition that day

August 17, 7:00 Amelia Earhart Program, with Larry Inman

September 17 – Pumpkin carving

·         Unique Management Program – offered us another 30 days; does not seem to be working.

·         September 16, Anna will attend a Library Director’s workshop in Lansing

·         Pat moved to accept the director’s report, supported by BR.  Report accepted.


Unfinished Business:

·         Still no contract from H.S., fees paid however. 

·         Riverfest: 12, 13, 14.   Book Sale – Friday set up 5:00; Saturday sale 10-2; Sunday sale and take down 1-3.


New Business:

·         No new business.


Next meeting - September 7, 6:00 p.m.


Meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Sue Warner, Secretary   

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