Vermillion Library Minutes – April 2007

Vermillion Public Library
April 11, 2007
9:30 am

Board members present
Karen Zidek Pres.
Matthew Ekstrum Vice. Pres.
Cheri Reynolds Treas.
Marylyn Wenzl Sec.
Milton Anderson
Audrey Broxterman Director

The Vermillion Public Library board members met April 11 for their monthly meeting. Karen Zidek conducted the meeting.

The Secretary read the minutes of the last meeting, they were corrected. It should have read Dave Zidek, the mayor, attended the meeting.

Audrey read a letter given to her, that the Mutual Improvement Club submitted to the City, dated March 3, 1953, to consider a tax levy for the library, we appreciated this and added it to our archives.

The Treasurer gave her report, it was approved.

The librarian gave her report she had purchased 101 books through the Scholastic program at the Vermillion school. These books will be processed and used as part of the check out program for Kinder-Prep. State aid money should be used as part of the payment for these books. April 20th will be the next story hour, the date for the Kinder-Prep to visit the library will be Friday May 18th. We will have a story and then have treats for them.

Richard Miller will be here for our next meeting May 9th, to discuss the Gates Foundation grant update.

Audrey attended the Intermediate Publisher workshop on March 27th in Marysville.

Delores Polson was a guest, and her name will be submitted to the city council for a library board member.

We discussed different ideas for the web page Matthew showed some different features which he has implemented on it. We are grateful to him for taking care of this.

Matthew showed us a plan for a shadow box shelf, which we discussed. We will get estimates for this.

We discussed having the library open on the day of the Whiteway Run, June 16th. We will do this.

We also talked of updating the old Centennial book. We will discuss this more at the next meeting.

The budget committee will meet April 18th at 9:00am.

The book van will be here May 8th.

The Library will be open before the alumni banquet.

Marylyn Wenzl Secretary

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