February 2014

Board Minutes from this month.

Farnhamville Public Library

Board of Trustee’s Meeting

February 5, 2014


Call to Order:


Roll Call:

            Jessica, Cheryl, Karilyn, Sherri, Lori, and Kris (was late) were present


Secretary’s Report:

            Read and Approved


Treasurer’s Report:

            Checking: $2,897.67                                           Enrich Iowa: $472.41

            Money Market: $2,045.84                                 CD: $4,500.42


Library Use Report:

            Purchases:                                                               Donations:

                        Adult:   6                                                                    Adult: 5

                        Teen:     2                                                                  Teen:

                        Juvenile:   4                                                               Juvenile:

                        Children’s:     5                                                          Children’s:

                        DVD/Blu-ray:     8                                                    DVD/Blu-ray: 27


                        Adult Books: 99

                        Teen Books: 6

                        Juvenile Books: 3

                        Children’s Books: 55

                        Magazines: 5

                        Newspapers: 2

                        Computer Time: 13

                        DVD/Blu-ray: 100

                        ILL Loans:

                        Digital: 4

            Circulation Total: 278

                        Town: 123

                        Rural: 11

Copies: $39.55

Petty Cash: $16.93

Bills:  Jessica initialed the bills.


Librarian’s Report:

  ·          Kris checked with the State Library of Iowa website about the Enrich Iowa funds.  These                     funds must be used to "improve library services".

  ·          A winter program for reading is going on from now until March 1st.  Children will receive a                  snowman pencil when they have read 7 easy books for young children and 3 chapter books              for older children.  Adults will receive snowman earrings when they have read 3 books                      during this time.

·          A magazine give-away was conducted during the last week of January.

Committee Reports:

                    Building: Kris will be replacing Jason.

                    Budget: Karilyn

                    Personnel: Sherri

                    Technology: Jessica

                    Goals/Long Range Planning: Lori


Old Business:

·          Ceiling:  There is still an aroma.  Plywood was applied across the ceiling. 

·         2nd reading of the emergency policy: changes were made and a third reading will be needed           next month.

  • The vacuum may be needing a new filter.


New Business:

·       No new business


Next Meeting Date:  March 5, 2014 at 6:00 P.M.

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