Roodhouse Library Board of Trustees

Meeting

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Meeting called to order at 5:38 P.M.

ROLL CALL: Present Mike Harper, Bruce Vortman, Sharon Sitton, Jeanne Bettis, Courtney Proffer, Georgia Norman.

and Librarian Beth Huffines. Absent David Mead, Beth Burrus.

New Members Georgia Norman and Courtney Proffer were sworn in by Pres. Sharon Sitton.

Minutes of the previous regular meeting were read and it was resolved that they be accepted as read, motion by Harper, 2nd by Bruce.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT:

  1. Huffines reported that we have three new board members Norman, Proffer and Linda Cox who was unable to attend the meeting.

  2. Huffines has asked for $1,500 from the Frech Grant. It will allow us to offer cards to school age kids who live in the country, hold some programming and maybe by some new large print books.

  3. The book,pie & cake sale garnered $826.85.

  4.  The Sesquicentennial money we have been offered con only be used for new computeres and must be spent with Daron Virgin.

  5. Huffines stated that she has had several people complain about the library closing at 6 P.M.  She states that maybe the library should stay open one night a week until 7:00 P.M.

  6. There are problems with the toilet in the ladies room. Huffines will call the City Guys and see if they can come look at it.

  7. Huffines is looking for a new website as Ploud the current one we use is going up in cost and is not user friendly.  She will be looking into several different providers.

  8. The General Assembly has mad a couple of new reports for us to due and pass along to the City and the State Library. They will be due within 60 days of the end of the FY.

FINANCIAL REPORT AND APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES: Mr. Harper gave the financial report it was accepted , motion by Jeanne, 2nd by Bruce.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:  None

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

  1. Christmas fund raiser: will include cookie sale, raffle and vender booths. Jeanne will head the committee to run everything. Date will be December 2, 2017.

NEW BUSINESS: It was decided to try being open on night a week until 7:00 P.M. day to be decided by Beth.

ADJOURNMENT: 6:30 Motion Jeanne, 2nd Courtney.

Roodhouse Public Library

220 West Franklin St

Roodhouse, IL 62082

217-589-5123

bclemonsrh.library@gmail.com

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