Dorr Township Library

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March 10th Agenda

Dorr Township Library Board of Trustee Meeting

March 10, 2014 6:30pm

Agenda:

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda (motion to approve)

Approval of the Minutes (motion to approve)

Treasurer’s Report (motion to approve)

 - credit card statement: $895.99 (Microsoft Office subscriptions, book and dvd purchases)

Public Comment:

Director’s Report

- Programs:  Computer basics, paper flowers/cards, story time, stash busters, flowers in February, Dorr garden club.  Currently working on Summer Reading program schedule.

- Publicity: Facebook, library website, Twitter, Pinterest, in the Globe, just added a Tumblr account

- Meetings, workshops, etc.: Director’s summit meeting, Rural Library conference - finishing as awards chair in March, LLC Advisory and Board meetings – Canceled for March, Big Talk from Small Libraries – Presented Feb. 28, Attending the PLA conference March 10-15, preparing presentation for LLC continuing education, finishing two presentations for the Rural Libraries conference at the end of April/beginning of May

- Building: Vacuum is un-repairable, looking into replacements, need to have the carpets cleaned (please see quote), recently learned we have not smoke detectors and only 1 fire extinguisher (additional fire extinguishers are being purchased and the fire chief is looking into smoke detectors for our building)

- Library Closures: Watch for weather closures  

- Volunteers: Teen group has helped with set up of tables and programs, working with other local organizations to set up monthly displays in our lobby.

- Lakeland, State and other library news:

- Patron comments/suggestions: book and dvd suggestions are being processed, programming suggestions are beginning, many compliments on our new Book Sale Room

- Other: Working to update policy manual, moving filing cabinets around for the makerspace closet and old records, signed up for a recycling container for the library, beginning to collect rechargeable and cell phone batteries (free recycling program), looking into setting up a bi-yearly technology recycling events

Trustee Update:

- Township Board Meeting -

Committee Reports: Personnel

Old Business: Art wall, Computer upgrades, 2013/2014 Budget Amendments, 2014/2015 Proposed budget special meeting date (Tuesday March 25th )

New Business: LLC Service Plan changes (vote)

Adjournment

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