June 2013

Minutes for this month.

Farnhamville Public Library

Board of Trustee's Meeting

June 5, 2013

Call to Order:

Roll Call: Jason, Cheryl, Karilyn Lori, and Kris were present

Secretary's Report: 

     Read and Approved:

Treasurer's Report:

      Checking: $1,383.08             Enrich Iowa: $5.00

       CD: $4, 480.28                   Money Market: $3,045.93


Librarian's Report:

  • The Summer Library Program started June 3.  Registration is going on this week.  So far 8 children have signed up for the program.  The program runs until July 31st.
  • We received a $51.00 donation from the XI Eta Sigma sorority in Gowrie.
  • Kris completed the pamphlet about the library that will be used in the welcome bags and is available in the library.
  • Kris attended the Kids First Conference on April 30.  There were two keynote speakers and breakout sessions all day that she attended.,  Kris will receive 5 credits for this conference.   Kris won a children's biography called Brave Girl.
  • Kris was contacted by the  Lutheran Church in Farnhamville.  They have extra money they are donating to various organizations in Farnhamville.  Kris suggested a $50.00 donation toward the Halloween Party.  They will contact her later.
Library Use Report:

Purchases:                          Donations:

     Adult Books: 10                 Adult Books: 

     Teen Books:  

      Juvenile Books: 

     Children's Books: 2 

     Audio CD's: 1

     DVD's/Blu-ray: 9               DVD's/Blu-ray:  1


     Adult Books: 84

     Teen Books:  2

     Juvenile Books:  3

     Children's Books:  75

     Magazines:  21

     DVD/Blu-rays:  120

     Audio CD:  

     Newspapers:  1

     Digital Editions: 2

     IIL Loans:

Circulation Total:  310

     Computer:  1


     Town:  127

     Rural:  18


122 B & W copies $12.60

   color copies


Petty Cash:  $32.97

Lori initialed the bills.

Committee Reports:

     Building: Jason will be draining the water heater again.

Old  Business:

   Kris will order the children's furniture in July or August.

    The Web-Cal grant isn't due yet and Kris will be writing it soon.

New Business:

     Old Settler's Day Parade- We'll decide on it next month.     

      New Officers will be elected in July.

Motion to adjourn

Next Meeting on July 10, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.

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