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August 2013

ALANSON AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD

August 7, 2013

Regular Monthly Meeting

 

Meeting called to order by President, Joan Niewiadomski, at 6:00 p.m. Trustees present, were Anne Billiard, BR Smith, Sue Warner, Bonnie Weaver was absent. Library Director, Anna LaRue and Sherry Webster were also present.

 Minutes:

  • Minutes from the July 10, 2013 meeting were read and approved.

 

Public comment and guests:

      None

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Bills for July were presented; profit and loss statements, and bank statements for initialing.
  • Sue moved to approve the bill payments for July, supported by BR, motion carried.
  • Another donation from the Baiardi Family Foundation was received in the amount of $1000.00. This to be     used to purchase beginning to read through teen materials.
  • All monies from the township contracts and our penal fines have been received
  • Total liabilities and equities as of July 31: $143,503.36

 Sue moved to approve the treasurer’s report, supported by BR, motion carried.

Librarian’s Report:

  •  Anna presented the cash and usage report.
  • Interviews for new employee on Monday, Aug. 12.
  •  The parking issue with Dutch Oven employees has been addressed and has improved.
  •  Cleaning issue has improved as well.
  •  Summer Programs: 71 total participants for the 6weeks. The 6 week fall reading program will be on Tuesdays this year.
  •  Casey’s last day will be August 23.

 BR moved to accept the library director’s report, supported by Anne, motion approved.

 Unfinished Business:

  •  Nothing has been resolved with the school ‘Stretch’ Program – library card information?
  •  Book sale – Friday, 8/9/13 set up from 4-6; sale on Sat. from 10-2; and Sun. from 12-2. Silent auction on Sat. only, 10-4.
  •  FOAL – in need of more members;

 New Business:

  • Anna’s 6 month evaluation due in September; new evaluation sheets passed out to trustees

 Meeting adjourned at 7:05 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Sue Warner, Secretary

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