BOT Minutes May 2018

Number of Board Members present: 7,   Also present:  Mrs. Thomas, Library Director

Meeting called to order at 7:02pm.


Secretary's Report: Minutes of April 16, 2018 meeting were reviewed and approved.

Treasurer's Report:  Reviewed account balances.   All bills are paid and up to date.

Director's Report:  990N postcard was filed.   Received two large donations this month of $200 and $1500.  Also received some craft donations.    Need to upgrade from Thin Clients.   Recommended we purchase 3 public computers, 2 staff and maybe have additional Chrome books for public use.   NCLS has been contacted for an estimate on cost.    Erate funding letter received, rebate expected of $419.  Looking into Spectrum upgrade to 100 mbps.   Book loans were down from prior month, e-media usage up, and visits and computer usage about same.  Working on summer programs and performer for June 27th Mama's Pajamas.  Charge is $150 plus mileage which includes four visits per year, more cost effective than a single appearance.   Census form is being completed.  Summer CAPS food service dates have been issued, Beth and Marcia to attend training.

New Business:  Eliminate the garden out back and move the bench to the front of the building for better access and use.

Old Business:  Construction grant is being researched to fund the basement repairs at 75%.  Work will be done in the fall.   A new estimate was done to include a second sump pump in the basement and window replacement on the back side of the building with a total cost of $10,415.00.  Beth will attend the grant workshop by NCLS.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:35pm.