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Library Board meeting Oct, 2023

Ida Long Goodman Memorial Library
Library Board Report
Oct 16, 2023
5 pm
____ Jo McFadden ____ Amy Unruh ____ Debby Waddle (P)
____ Fran Dick (Sec) ____ Josh Meyer ____ Velda Young
____ Michael Hathaway (T) ____ Melonda Mercer (VP) ____ Amelia Romo

I. Last meeting, approve minutes from May 15, 2023

II. Director’s Report
1. Circulation - included in packet
2. Patron visits - included in packet
3. Budget - included in packet
4. Calendar - verbally given report
5. Investment Report
6. Staff - (if anything applies)

III. Committee Reports
1. Education Foundation - approve scholarships 1x a year
2. Building Usage / Programming - (if anything applies)
3. Interlocal meeting - sign approval for budget (early)
4. FOL

IV. Old Business
1. Project consideration - digitizing old photos, equipment needs and how to store
for public access. Working with SCKLS and FOL.
a. Reviewing equipment appropriate for needs
b. Digital Library Initiative through SCKLS
c. Staff training
d. Longer term - Public Digitization Makerspace
2. Cover to Cover Adult Book Club
3. Tiger Books- Purchased about $250 and getting ready to purchase another
4. Attended the Assoc for Rural and Small Libraries- Gained a lot of ideas
5. Lunch & Learns are scheduled through December
6. Paper Pie Book Fair coming up during PT Conferences Oct 23-24. We are still
in need of volunteers

V. New Business
1. Two Movie Nights- Nov 14th and March 7th
2. Lego Club- Lego supplies have been purchased with SCKLS grant money
3. Attending the Kansas Library Association Conference- Wichita, Nov 1-3rd
4. Elementary students are making Character Pumpkins to display in Library
5. Bright Memorial- Furniture for Childrens area ordered

VI. Adjourn Next Meeting Date: November 20th, 2023 (3rd Monday of the month)

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