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Board Meeting August 2019

ALANSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
REGULAR BOARD MEETING

August 7, 2019

 

The monthly meeting of the Alanson Area Public Library Board was called to order by President, Joan Niewiadomski, at 6:00 pm.  Those present were trustees Janet Batog, Sue Brants, BR Smith and Sue Warner, and library director, Anna LaRue.   No guests were in attendance.

Minutes:      Minutes of the July 10, 2019 regular board meeting were approved with a date correction.

  

Treasurer‘s Report:

·         Bills for the month of July were presented for initialing

·         BR, made the motion to approve the payment of the bills for July, supported by Sue W.  Payment approved.

·         Profit and loss statement reviewed.  Checking: $23,036.59        

·         Janet presented the revised Budget for 2019-2020

·         Joan made the motion to approve the revised budget for 2019-2020. Supported by Sue W.  Budget approved.

·         State aid received

·         All township contracts have been received

Sue W. moved to accept the treasurer’s report, supported by Sue B., report accepted.

Director’s Report:

·         Cash and usage report was reviewed.

·         Book Club:  September selections are: “An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good”, by Helene Tursten; and

                                                                            “The Last Days of Night”, by Graham Moore                                                               

·         Programs:

o   Approximately 80 attended the Titanic Program.

o   August 28 is, “Michigan POW Camps in WWII”, with Gregory Sumner; a grant through UPROC will cover the cost of the speaker.

·         Friendship and Readmond Townships approve of the Little Free Library boxes

·         Anna has the name of a possible new volunteer/employee

·         Numbers are up for story hour

Sue W. moved to accept the director’s report, supported by BR.  Report accepted.

Old Business:                                                                                                                                                                                                                

·         Book Sale – Friday 8/9@ 4:00 set up, Sat. 8/10, 10-2, and Sun,8/11, 1-3.

New Business:

·         None

 

Meeting adjourned 6:45 pm

 

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Warner, Secretary

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