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May 5, 2021 Gay-Kimball Library Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

Gay-Kimball Library
Board of Trustees Meeting
May 5, 2021

Members Present: Bri Rouleau, Kristan Tilton, Rebecca Hackler and Library Director Catherine Callegari
Becky called the meeting to order at 4:32 pm
Kristan motioned to accept the April 7, 2021 meeting minutes as written, seconded by Becky Vote: all in favor

Treasurers Report- Total Library accounts $ 10,378
Checking: $ 6,168
Memorial Fund: $ 653 (Austin $3071)
Fines: $ 77
Petty Cash: $ 409

Librarian Statistics- April
Door count: 490
Meeting Room Usage: 10
Overdues: 25 items
Circulation 1272
Computer usage: 25
Passive Program – Spring Bingo 20 cards returned

Highlights- Activities/ Events
A new section of beginner chapter books reorganized
Moved the beginner and picture book sections
20 books were donated by Chester from the Amazon wish list

Old Business
• Operating Budget- on trend –except for Workers Comp which was adjusted to the correct amount by the Selectman’s office putting us over the original amount for that line item
• Success by Six grant awarded to the Library for 500.00 to purchase Playaway’s Wonderbooks
• Spring lawn clean up by the Girl Scouts was completed
• Bids are being accepted for Summer Lawn care
• Pandemic protocols – State Safer at Home policy ending 5/7/21, Book quarantine to 24 hrs, Computer use to 30 minutes

New Business
• American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) through IMLS & NHSL- special grant funding due to pandemic is in process
o Funding uses: Spinner racks, Summer program items and Take & make
• TES 6th grade class visit on Monday 5/10/21
• Summer Reading Program planning in process–Tie dye program, Dog Tricks Show and maybe some version of the ice cream social

Meeting adjourned 5:12pm

Next meeting Wednesday June 9th at 5:00 pm
Bri Rouleau -Secretary, Trustee