Board of Trustees Meeting, October 3, 2018

Gay-Kimball Library
Board of Trustees Meeting October 3, 2018

Members Present: Jacque Sendrowski, Charleen Hoefsmit, Rebecca Hackler and Library Director Catherine Callegari

Meeting called to order at 4:04 pm
Jacque motioned to accept the August 30th meeting minutes as written, seconded by Charlene. All in favor

Treasurer’s report – Total Library accounts: $ 8,532
Checking 7,725 Memorial Fund 353
Fines 91 Petty Cash 363

Librarian’s Statistics
Door count: 893 Meeting Room usage: 7 New Patrons: 4
Circulation: 1,324 Computer Usage: 61

Highlights- Activities/ Events
Story time with Shelia continues to have good participation
Titanic Talks- very popular with the presentation of the display items
Class Visits- TES has scheduled time monthly for the Library Director to read to Kindergarten, Preschool & 1st grade.
The library received a large scrapbooking donation- a high school student will be assisting with cataloging
Update on Pilar’s status

Old Business
Building Maintenance update-bathroom hot water faucets cartridge replacements, estimate to replace the glass on 1 front door is approx. 477.00 and an exterminator was called to control bees coming in a small building opening. Quotes are being requested from an experienced arborist to trim the shrubs around the Library. Once the shrubs are professionally pruned, then the town property maint staff can perform the upkeep.

Library General Policy – group discussion and edits on pages 1 and 2. Catherine will provide the updates.

Book sale Oct 5th and 6th. Review of volunteer roster

New Business
Summary of Director meeting with Dick Thackston

Group discussion on all of the Library line items on the Library operating budget- data chart provided

Budget Committee update- Budget committee meetings for town departments will begin Oct 11th

Becky attended the Library trustees meeting on 9/21/18 -The Davis Library submits their operating budget to the Town of Stoddard as a warrant article. Alexia is the treasurer if we need more details on this topic.

Meeting Adjourned 5:34 pm
Next meeting: Wednesday- November 7, 2018 @ 4pm

Rebecca Hackler
GKL Trustee