October 2016

These are the minutes of this month's meeting.

Farnhamville Public Library

October 5, 2016

Board of Trustee's Meeting

Call to Order:

Roll Call: Jessica, Lori, Karilyn, and Kris

Secretary’s Report:  Read and approved (Karilyn)

Treasurer’s Report:

          Checking: $ 13,972.97?                             Enrich Iowa: $5.00

Librarian's Report:

        Flu shots were held September 26th and 22 people came to get flu shots.  Kris also served bars, coffee, and lemonade, which was appreciated.

        Kris emailed Jacquie Marietta, Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol Coordinator for West Central Iowa about coming to our library to inform seniors about Medicare and Identity fraud.  This was planned for Monday, October 17th at 3:00 P.M.

        Kris weeded 12 adult books and 4 children's books.

Library Use Report:

          Purchases:                                         Donations:

Adult Books:  11                                    Adult Books:  7

Teen Books:  1                                      Teen Books: 

Juvenile Books:   1                                Juvenile Books:

Children’s Books:  3                               Children’s Books: 

Audio CDs:  2                                        Audio CDs:

DVDs/Blu-ray: 3                                    DVDs/Blu-ray: 


          Adult Books: 64

          Teen Books:  2

          Juvenile Books:  6

          Children’s Books:  15

          Magazines:  4

          DVDs/Blu-rays:  48

          Audio CDs:  2

          Newspapers:  1

          ILL:  8

          Digital Editions:  28

Circulation Total:  178

Information: 1

           Computer:  7


          Town: 89

          Country:  23

Petty Cash  $10.96   Copy Money $3.00

Bills: Jessica signed the bills.

Committee Reports:

Building – Kris -

Budget – Karilyn – need to be watching the budget amounts

Personnel –

Technology – Jessica

Goals/LongRange Planning – Lori

Old Business: 

        Dehumidifier - We will have to see if the city will pay half of the amount.  Karilyn will be at the city council meeting on Monday.

New Business:

        Christmas Coffee - Kris will ask Book Buddies for cookies for the party.

        Board Replacement - It must be a rural patron.  For consideration - Robert Abbas or Shirley Wolf

Next Meeting:   November 9, 2016  at 6:00 P.M.

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