Vermillion Library Minutes – February 2009

Vermillion Public Library
February 11, 2009
9:00 am

Board present
Matthew Ekstrum President
Marylyn Wenzl Secretary
Marsha Engleken Vice Pres.
Milton Anderson
Audrey Broxterman Director
Chari Reynolds Treasurer

The Vermillion Public Library board met February 11, 2009. The meeting was called to order by our President Matthew Ekstrum. The minutes of the last meeting were read by the Secretary and were approved. The Treasurer gave her report. A statement from Wanklyn showed $428.00 was taken off of the prepaid fuel, she had also showed the Grant account and what had been spent out of the grant money.

The Librarian reported that she had read to Kinder-Prep January 30th Marylyn helped her and repaired some books, Milton and Audrey have been working on the card catalog, we have worked on the re-organizing of the books and need to finish that and put up signs.

The Statistic Report is to be submitted by Friday, Audrey has been working on this.

We have had several inquiries on the web site, looking for relatives in cemeteries, these were answered.

We continue to up date the policy manual, it’s almost complete.

Matthew and Richard went through the third stage of the Kan-Ed changes, when they got together and Carol Barta, who attended our meeting today, explained these changes to all the board.

We discussed shelving for the north room, Matthew and some volunteers will try to start on this project, February 20th. We discussed a vacuum cleaner, and carpet, getting the windows fixed, and some new lighting, we tabled this discussion until the next meeting, maybe starting a fund, for a long range goal of many things that need to be fixed or replaced.

We tabled the discussion on the term dates.

We discussed a possible new board member.

We discussed copy write issues.

We signed a letter, requesting part of the Extended Service Grant money, to be submitted to NCKL. Carol Barta explained the Trustee Certification program, and presented a part of a DVD, we will continue to watch a part of this program in the following meetings, those watching will then be certified, as Library Trustees, when this program is finished.

The meeting was adjourned.
Marylyn Wenzl Secretary

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