St. Elmo Public Library District

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September 8, 2016 Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes

September 8, 2016

Present: Spitler, Denton, Kamnick, Arnold, Koberlein, Wegscheid, Crawford

Guests: JoAn Evans, Kim Karnes, Wayne Moran, Terri Smith

The Library Board Meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by President Koberlein.

The minutes of the August 11th meeting were read and approved.

The treasurer’s and librarian’s reports were presented. (see attached)

Motion by Spitler, seconded by Kamnick, to approve and pay the bills. Motion carried.

October’s Library Board Meeting will be held at Beecher City Library.

The Beecher City Library was landscaped and some painting done. JoAn Evans brought pictures of the work done. After school crafts start next week. The outside lights were reset and are working fine now. The Book Club had 7 attendees on September 7th. The library will donate extra books to the Boy Scouts for their rummage sale.

At St. Elmo Public Library the Jr. Sr. Book Club will have a wiener roast on October 3rd in place of their meeting. Head Start will come to the library on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. The after school program on September 8th had 59 children attend. The board will be researching ways for making the back room of the library handicapped accessible. Terri Smith will be taking a barcoding class in Decatur on September 22nd.

At Brownstown Library, the Friends of the Library still have concert tickets available. The concert features T. Graham Brown , Nadine, and Steve Ingram as Master of Ceremonies. The concert is Saturday, October 8, at 7 p.m.

Motion by Spitler, seconded by Crawford to enter closed session at 7:42 p.m. to discuss personnel matters. Motion carried.

Motion by Spitler, seconded by Wegscheid to leave closed session at 8:07p.m. Motion carried.

Motion by Spitler, seconded by Wegscheid to hire Kim Karnes for part time Library Director. To begin duties on September 19th. Motion carried.

Motion by Kamnick, seconded by Spitler to adjourn at 8:28 p.m. Motion carried.