Dorr Township Library

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March 14th Agenda

Dorr Township Library Board of Trustee Meeting

March 14th, 2016 6:30pm


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: $ 854.62

Public Comment:

Director’s Report

- Programs: See newsletter - new newsletter will be out soon through the beginning of June 2016,  increased advertising, working on summer reading, new Easter event

- Publicity: Facebook up to 940  -  library website, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr

- Meetings, workshops, etc.: LLC Board meeting and Advisory meeting,  Emerging Leaders, Leadership Academy, PLA conference in April

- Building: addition - Additional talks with architect before building bids  

- Library Closures: Holidays, weather

- Volunteers: Teen group, additional volunteers are helping cover books, shelve, straighten shelves, etc. 

- Lakeland, State and other library news: Additional databases added to the Michigan Electronic Library system, E magazines are live through Overdrive

- Patron comments/suggestions: continuing and being filled

- Other:  Statistics (Feb. 2016=3342 -  vs. Feb. 2015=3108 ),  Rural Libraries Conference - Nicole, Karen, Natalie all speakers, applied to be a speaker for PLA conference in April 

Trustee Update:

- Township Board Meeting - Budget hearing March 24th 6:30pm

Committee Reports: Personnel - 

Old Business: Discussion of 2016/2017 proposed budget 

New Business:  Special library board meeting: budget ratification meeting March 28th at 6:30pm, paperwork for board members running for 2016-2020 term, discuss replacing the north east portion of carpet with carpet squares using funds in our CD with Chemical Bank (~$6000) - see quote, Gale Courses


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