March 2015

The minutes from this month's meeting.

Farnhamville Public Library

Board of Trustee’s Meeting

March 4, 2015

Same as January-February meeting.

Call to Order:

Roll Call: All present except Jessica

Secretary’s Report:  Read and approved minutes

Treasurer’s Report:

          Checking: $1,670.21                         Enrich Iowa: $487.09

          Money Market: $2,548.37                 CD: $4506.09

          Linda Case donated $100.00 and Kris received added money for other county patrons she reported in Enrich Iowa paperwork.($58.74)

Librarian’s Report:

·       Kris weeded 3 children’s books, and 4 juvenile books.

·       Kris returned from her trip to Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji on February 8 and came back to         the library on February 13th.

·       The transition between Sharlene Vote and Kris went very well.  Sharlene did a good job of                  keeping records during her time working here.

·       Sharlene did keep the library open on the day the school was closed.  (Feb. 2)

·       Kris will be looking into other grants we can apply for to help fund the library programs.  (Web-         Cal has one)

Library Use Report:(February)

          Purchases:                                   Donations:

Adult Books:  4                                      Adult Books:  6

Teen Books:  4                                      Teen Books: 3

Juvenile Books:   7                                Juvenile Books: 3

Children’s Books:  4                               Children’s Books:  4

Audio CDs:  2                                      Audio CDs:

DVDs/Blu-ray: 7                                    DVDs/Blu-ray:  16

Circulation: Adult Books: 52

          Teen Books:  1

          Juvenile Books:  4

          Children’s Books:  33

          Magazines:  5

          DVDs/Blu-rays:  68

          Audio CDs:  3

          Newspapers:  3

          Digital Editions:  37

Circulation Total:  218

Information:  5

           Computer:  5


          Town:  78

          Country:  12

Petty Cash  $8.23   Copy Money $19.60


          Adult Books: 69

          Teen Books:  2

          Juvenile Books:  7

          Children’s Books:  49

          Magazines:  21

          DVDs/Blu-rays:  131

          Audio CDs:  5

          Newspapers:  4

          Digital Editions:  44

Circulation Total:  332

Information:  8

           Computer:  5


          Town:  103

Country:  32

Petty Cash  $   Copy Money $

Bills: Cherri signed the bills.

Committee Reports:

Building – Kris – Roger replaced the light bulbs.

 Budget – Karilyn –

Personnel – Cherri

Technology – Jessica

Goals/LongRange Planning – Lori

Old Business: 

New Business:

·       Library director performance evaluation was given. Gave Kris a raise of

Next Meeting:  April 1, 2015 at 6:00 P.M.

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