October 2013

Minutes for this month's meeting.

Farnhamville Public Library

Board of Trustee's Meeting

October 2, 2013

Call to Order:

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

Secretary's Report: 

     Read and Approved:

Treasurer's Report:

      Checking: $3,257.14             Enrich Iowa: $5.00

       CD: $4, 500.42                   Money Market: $2,547.52


Librarian's Report:

  • Kris visited the Prairie Valley Elementary on September 28th.  She  visited all classes from Preschool to Grade 6. She talked to them about the upcoming events in October at the library.
  • Two entries for our coloring contest have been turned in.
  • Approximately 30 people came in to the library for flu shots on September 30th. 
  • Kris attended a webinar on Overdrive training for e-book check-out.  People have to have a laptop for help when they come to the library.
  • Kris attended a class through the State Library of Iowa on new fiction books for teens.
  • We have to have an additional person (Kris) on the checking account - sign card.  Cheryl motion/Jessica second - passed
  • Junior high students are coming in for study groups.
Library Use Report:

Purchases:                          Donations:

     Adult Books: 18                    Adult Books: 3

     Teen Books:  

      Juvenile Books: 5               Juvenile Books: 

     Children's Books:  3             Children's Books: 1

     Audio CD's: 

     DVD's/Blu-ray:   7                 DVD's/Blu-ray:  


     Adult Books: 90

     Teen Books:  

     Juvenile Books:  7

     Children's Books:  94

     Magazines:  9

     DVD/Blu-rays:  97

     Audio CD:  

     Newspapers:  3

     Digital Editions: 

     IIL Loans:

Circulation Total:  300

     Computer:  10


     Town:  95

     Rural:  24


  B & W copies $

   color copies


Petty Cash:  $

Lori initialed the bills.

Committee Reports:

      no reports 

Old  Business:

  •   Halloween Fright Night is on Monday, October 28th.
  • Ghost Hunters - Several people are interested in attending and posters are going up.


New Business:

  •     December 21- Santa is coming to Farnhamville.  We will be having the Library Christmas Coffee that day too.  Cheryl - motion, Jessica - second - passed

Motion to adjourn

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

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