LINCOLN CARNEGIE LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
AUGUST 9, 2016
Members Present: Kathy Moss, Karen Jeffers, Patrisha Street, Sunnie McBride, Sharon Luck, Lynne Metz
Librarians Present: Nancy Jensen, Mary Andersen
Kathy called the meeting to order. Sharon moved to approve the minutes from July 12 with Patrisha seconding the motion. The minutes were approved.
Mary presented final attendance numbers for the summer library program for children. On the average, about 60 kids participated in the crafts and guessing jars, 139 signed up for reading prizes with 55 reading logs returned. Over 8 weeks, 1230 children’s books, 332 children’s movies, 19 games were used and the teens led 4 story times with an average of 12 kids. The fall/winter story time will have a music theme. The teens met, elected new officers and are planning an event for the Fall Festival.
Nancy reported that Street Plumbing serviced the air conditioner, cleaning the coils and adding refrigerant. City workman, RT, replaced a ballast in the light fixture over the main desk. CKLS has offered CKLS for a library evaluation in September. The City increased the library budget by $1,114 ($40,386 to $41,500). She chose a Fax service that is $9.95 for 100 faxes prepaid. A marketing website has been created by CKLS called LibraryAware. We will be able to create our newsletter or flyers and send them as an email directly, instead of as an attachment. In June-July, 2015, 220 patrons used the computers. This June and July, useage increased to about 500.
Under new business, Lynne moved to pay the Street bill with Karen adding a second. Motion carried. Sharon moved to approve the bills as submitted, with Sunnie adding a second. Motion carried.
Lynne moved to adjourn the meeting with Patrisha seconding the motion. The next meeting will be September 13, 2016.
Lynne Metz, Secretary