May 8, 2017

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order at 4:30 p.m. by President George Griffin.  In attendance were Cherie Lehman, Bruce Young, Evie Gill, Susan Punzelt, Karen Earlywine and Librarian Teresa Pennington.  Absent were Trustees Roxanne Michels and Ginny English.

Minutes of Previous Meeting:   MOTION: Young, second by Punzelt to approve as written.   Motion carried.

Committee Reports:  
*Finance:  Librarian Pennington noted that the budget was on track.   MOTION: Gill, second by Earlywine to approve finance report.  Motion carried.  
*Book:  No report.
*House:  Librarian Pennington stated that a new member was needed to replace Greg McHenry on the house committee.  Griffin and Young volunteered to be on the House Committee.  White will replace the air conditioners within 4-6 weeks.  Recycled old card catalogue (retaining the cards) and several other items at the citywide cleanup.   Once the new air conditioner is installed, a microfilm reader will be moved into the old card catalogues spot. The old vacuum cleaner was replaced.

Librarian’s Report:  Pennington reported that the computers were down only one day for replacement.  Everything worked out almost as expected.  Printers now work and there is a password for the library network.  Jim Lewis has not yet sent a bill for his work.  The computers were upgraded to Office 2016.  Headphones are now available at the desk.  Painting is complete.  Storytime has finished up for the school year. Meeting rooms were used 9 times.  

*Friends:  The Friends program featuring Debra Miller as Jane Austen was a huge hit with a large audience.  Many requested that she return in another role.   The adult reading program ended on April 15.  New officers are: Shelley Kelsheimer, President; Nancy Hollis, Vice President; Norma Pruiett, Treasurer; Kristi McGill, Secretary.  Shakespeare in the Park will be on May 20th – bring your lawn chair.

Old Business:  Pennington shared that the new computers and printers are up and running.

New Business:  None

Miscellaneous:    The Library is the May community services display at First Farmers.   

Meeting adjourned at 5:04 p.m.   Next meeting is Monday, June 12, 2017.

Respectfully submitted,
Evie Gill, Secy.