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Board Minutes February 2020

ALANSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
REGULAR BOARD MEETING

February 6, 2020

 

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 January 8, regular board meeting were approved as read.

                      

Treasurer‘s Report:

·         Reconciled bank statements were presented for initialing, as were the bills paid for the month.

·         DSL bill still outstanding

·         Sue B. made the motion to approve the payment of the bills for January, supported by BR, payment approved.

·         Profit and loss statement reviewed.  Checking: $33,660.07 

·         The audit for June 2019 was reviewed. Fiscal concerns for the future were discussed.

Sue W. moved to accept the audit report, supported by Sue B., report accepted.

·         New chairs ordered and old ones will be sold for $25.00 each

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

 

Director’s Report:

·         Cash and usage report was reviewed.  Interesting fact: Little Traverse was second behind Littlefield in circulation use last month

·         Book Club:  March selections; ‘Waiting for the Morning Train’, by Bruce Catton or ‘Light Over London’, by Julia Kelly

·         Programs:

o   April 29 -  Morrell Hunting Seminar, with Anthony Thomas

o   June 24 – Michigan POW Camps During War II, with Gregory Sumner

o   August 26 - The LeGriffon and the Huron Islands, with Kathie and Steve Libert of the Great Lakes Exploration Group

o   October 21 – Haunted Petoskey, with Chris Struble

o   May, July, and September – WWII series, a possibility because of the 75th anniversary of the war.

·         Library staff training at Shanty Creek, May 13-15; Michelle will attend

·         Anna, will again attend the Alanson parent/teacher conferences to sign more students up for library cards.

·         Anna will attend the UPROC Conference

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

Unfinished Business:                                                                                                                                                                                                  

·         FOAL’s “Wine Tasting” fund raiser is Feb. 8, at Crooked Vine Vineyard and Winery from 6-8:00 pm

·         Book Sale March 14, from 10-2; set up Friday at 5:30

·         Evaluations for Anna’s review handed out – to be returned by 2/14/20

               

New Business:

·         None

 

Meeting adjourned 6:50 pm

 

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Warner, Secretary

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