Dorr Township Library

May 21 Minutes



Dorr Township Library

Date: May 21, 2018

7:00 P.M. 


Meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm by Rachel Vote, President.

Pledge of Allegiance:  Was said.

Roll Call: Present- Rachel Vote, Barb Gibson, Marcia Brock, Sara Rydman, Jennifer Klug. Absent- Tara McMillin.  Elyshia Schafer, Library Director, was also present. No visitors.

Approval of the Agenda:  Rydman motioned to approve the agenda, seconded by Gibson. All yes, motion carried.

Approval of the Minutes: Vote motioned to approve the amended April 16, 2018 minutes, seconded by Gibson. All yes, motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report:  Gibson motioned to receive and file the April 2018 Treasurer’s report, seconded by Brock. All yes, motion carried. Gibson motioned, seconded by Brock, to pay the April 2017 credit card bill in the amount of $2,423.51. All yes, motion carried.

Public Comment: None.

Director’s Report: Schafer provided a report of information about library programming and events during the preceding month and upcoming events. She also provided reports on meetings attended by the Director, grant applications, building issues, and ongoing library functioning.

·         June 11, 2018 is the kickoff for the Summer Reading Program.  Program includes a variety of fun activities for children and adults through the first week of August.  A ‘rock rainbow’ in the library flower bed will be constructed with the rocks available to paint at the library.

·         Summer adult and children activities are also scheduled with many classes full.

·         Prime Time Family Reading time begins July 19, 2018.  Six evening sessions for adults and parents with children 6 through 10 with leader lead book discussions, food and prizes.

·         May 31, 2018 is the last in the ‘Pushing the Limits’ series with the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks at 6:00 pm.

·         The AC has been inspected and is running!

·         Library director has/will attend LLC meeting in May and June 2018

·         ALA seminar will be attended by library director, staff Lexi and Reilly.

·         Library will be closed on Monday May 27, 2018 for Memorial Day.

Township Board Meeting: The next meeting is Thursday May 31, 2018. Rydman will attend this meeting. Brock attended the previous meeting and provided a 3-minute summary of current events and programming.

Committee Reports: None


1.         Link to Library Millage Information ready to post on the library Facebook page. 

Adjournment: Vote motioned, Gibson seconded to adjourn at 7:35 pm. All yes.  Motion carried.

Next regular meeting: June 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the library.

Submitted by Sara Rydman.

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