Library Board of Trustees Meeting – December 5, 2018

Gay-Kimball Library
Board of Trustees Meeting December 5, 2018
Members Present: Jacque Sendrowski, Rebecca Hackler and Library Director Catherine Callegari
Members Absent: Charleen Hoefsmit

Jacque called the meeting to order at 4:35 pm
Jacque motioned to accept the November 7th 2018 meeting minutes as written, seconded by Becky
Vote: all in favor

Treasurers Report- Total Library accounts $ 6001.00
Checking: 5261 Memorial Fund: 353
Fines: 91 Petty Cash: 296

Librarian Statistics-
Door count: 825 Meeting Room usage: 8 New Patrons: 4 ( 112 YTD)
Circulation 1,381 Computer usage: 53

Highlights- Activities/ Events
Storytime with Shelia on Saturday mornings – solid participation each week
December school vacation activities will be scheduled at the Library for the kids
The Librarian will be reading at the TES/PTO Bridge of Joy 12/8
The Peterborough Mason’s donated 2 bikes for the Winter Reading Program

Old Business
TD changed their bank fees – not applicable to the Library accounts. Grandfathered in old program
Building Maintenance – the new glass on the front door was installed, however the wrong door replaced. They are coming back to replace the correct door glass at no charge. Two new insulated glass door panels for the cost of 477.00

The new fire alarm panel- has been completed. NH Fire errored on the estimate regarding the smoke detector compatibility and replaced all 12 detectors for a total of 780.00 at their cost. Catherine is creating the alarm call notification list.

Library policy update topics discussed – 1X Reference policy, XV Overdue Materials and Fines

New Business
Library budget update- on target this year for expenses as expected

Catherine is reorganizing some of the circulation materials- may need additional DVD shelving

Scrapbooking donation- Catherine is looking for someone to help instruct with the crafting

Catherine provided her vacation days for December. Darline Harris has access to the Library Facebook page to post articles on snow day closures or emergency notices.

Meeting Adjourned 5:28 pm
Future meeting: Weds, January 9th at 4:30