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 Library Board of Trustee Minutes 9/7/2022


Gay-Kimball Library Trustee Meeting Minutes 

Call to Order: A regular meeting of the Trustee Board of the Gay-Kimball Library was held at the Gay-Kimball library on 9/7/22 The meeting convened at 5:30 with Kristan presiding as chairperson, Colleen as treasurer, and Colleen as secretary.

Trustees attending: Kristan Tilton, Colleen Brennan

Trustees not attending: Richard Thackston

Approval of the minutes No comments/edits requested therefore minutes considered approved. 

Reports: 

Jen discussed current state of accounts as found on agenda 

Treasurer’s reports 

Library Director’s report jen discussed door count and activity #s as found on agenda. 

Discussed outreach to school re: Reader Zone app; well received in summer program.

Unfinished Business: 

Subject: Outreach to homeschool groups discussed re: story time and library as a valuable resource.

Subject: Bank account possible change to Savings Bank of Walpole. Received literature from SBW representative. 

Subject: Personnel issue follow up was also discussed and improvement noticed.

New Business:

Subject: October Books sale was discussed. Dates of 10/21 and 10/22 proposed 

Motion made by Kristan Tilton that Oct. 21 and 22nd be approved dates for book sale. 

Motion seconded and all were in favor, motion carried. 

Subject: Kristan proposed moving the October meeting date from 10/5 to 10/6 due to conflict.

Motion made by Announcements: Kristan, seconded and motion carried.

Next meeting: Thur 10/6 @ 5:30 

Additional topics discussed: 2023 budget, 3 options presented by Jen. Impact of inflation discussed. Discussed adding a column showing where we stand for the current year to show better overall picture to Budget Committee.

Library Director Review postponed until all trustees present to participate. Will re-visit in October.

Adjournment: the meeting was adjourned at 6:10pm

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