October 2015 Trustee Minutes

October 2015 Trustee Minutes
Gay-Kimball Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
October 7, 2015 – at 4:00 pm

Members Present: Yvonne Peters, Allan Bailey, Charleen Hoefsmit
Also: Catherine Callegari – Librarian

Treasurer’s Report: Checking – $2,145 Fines -$435, Memorial Fund – $537, Petty Cash – $616 Grand Total: $3,733

Librarian’s Report: Door count: 1,302, Circulation: 1,781, Computer Usage: 102, New Patrons: 43

Old Business:

  • The budget remains on track with 22.73% of Town Funds available.
  • The Book Sale is set for October 10th, with signs placed on the common to maximize Town awareness of the event.
  • Our storyteller- Sheila Depew – expressed her gratitude to the Library for her upcoming trip to the Children’s Literature Festival.
  • The Hiring Committee is receiving and reviewing resumes for the Librarian position.
  • Visits from the children at Troy School are complete. Catherine read to the pre-school classes at the TES and all Kindergartners received a free book.

New Business:

  • Selectman Allan Bailey will keep us apprised and updated on events at Town Hall.
  • Avenues available to recover a $20.00 overdraft fee from a patron’s bounced check were discussed.
  • The possibility of overlooking overdue fines as a “parting gift” from Catherine is under consideration.

Meeting was adjourned at 4:28pm. The next meeting is scheduled for November 4th at 4:00pm.