Trustees Meeting May Agenda

May 4, 2023

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Trustees Meeting

 

Monday, May 8, 2023, 7:00pm

Agenda

Any items to add or remove?

 

Secretary's Report

Approve minutes from April meeting

 

Librarian's Report

Ordering for collection - monthly, postings

After school program

Summer program 

Computer – update

Scan policy book

Patron questionnaire

Palace and Libby 

 

Friends' Report

 

Treasurer's Report 

Review profit and loss statement

990 info to accountant

 

Other Business

Website improvement 

Preschool story time

Spencer Hardy – Bee work and backyard insect conservation on June 20th 

Adult program ideas – Laura Ogden, poetry, gardening, invasives 

Paint touch up by exit sign

Screen door repair

 

April Monthly Duty

Volunteer thank yous

 

June Monthly Duty

Personnel committee meets with librarian

 

Next meeting

Monday, June 12, 2023

 

Minutes for April 17 2023 Trustees Meeting

April 28, 2023

Minutes for April 17 2023 Trustees Meeting



The meeting convened at the library at 7 p.m. Present were Cindy Binzen, Carol Wilson, Miriam Newman, Marty Frank, Kevin Lynch, Rachel Kurland, Alicia Houk (for the Wild Garden Alliance) and Melissa Strayton (librarian). 


Minutes of the March meeting were accepted.


Alicia Houk came to talk about and propose establishing a garden of native plants. Her organization, Wild Garden Alliance, is promoting conservation and education through the planting of nati...


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Minutes for March 13 2023 Trustees Meeting

March 15, 2023

Minutes for March 13 2023 Trustees Meeting


The meeting convened at the library at 7 p.m. Present were Cindy Binzen, Carol Wilson, Miriam Newman, Marty Frank, Kevin Lynch, Rachel Kurland and Melissa Strayton (librarian). 


Minutes of the February meeting were accepted.


Librarian’s Report: Alicia Houk of Wildflower Alliance, who has been designing pollinator gardens — including for Latham and Kilton libraries — is looking to connect with two libraries interested in having gardens planted this...


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April Trustees Meeting Date Change

March 14, 2023
The trustees meeting has been rescheduled. It will be held on Monday, April 17.
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March Trustees Meeting Agenda

March 10, 2023

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Trustees Meeting

 

Monday, March 13, 2023, 7:00pm

Agenda

Any items to add or remove?

 

Secretary's Report

Approve minutes from February meeting

 

Librarian's Report

Ordering for collection - monthly, postings

Afterschool program 

Computer - updates

Patron questionnaire

Palace 

 

Friends' Report

 

Treasurer's Report 

Annual fiscal report to Probate Court

Review profit and loss statement

990 

 

Other Business

Election of officers 

Determine and note in minutes meeting date, time and ...


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February 2023 Trustees Meeting

February 26, 2023

The meeting convened at the library at 7 p.m. Present were Cindy Binzen, Carol Wilson, Curt Albee, Marty Frank, Kevin Lynch (observer) and Melissa Strayton (librarian). 


Minutes of the January meeting were accepted.


Librarian’s Report: Melissa reported she spent time exploring Palace, the app that serves as a portal to the collection of ebooks and audiobooks the state is offering for free. She discovered that it’s designed, at least for now, to be used with tablets and mobile devices, but n...


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February Trustees Meeting Agenda

February 20, 2023

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Trustees Meeting

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 6:30pm

Agenda

Any items to add or remove?

 

Secretary's Report

Approve minutes from January meeting

 

Librarian's Report

Ordering for collection - monthly, postings

Afterschool program 

Preschool story time - start-up date?

Computer - updates

Patron questionnaire

Palace 

 

Friends' Report

Discovery Books?

 

Treasurer's Report 

Review profit and loss statement

990 

 

Other Business

***Curt***

Bylaws revision and vote *Policies vote at ...


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Bylaws Revision

January 23, 2023
The Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Board of Trustees will be making revisions to the bylaws at the February 22, 2023 trustee meeting.
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January Investment Committee Minutes

January 19, 2023

Morrill Memorial and Harris Library Investment Committee

Minutes of January 10, 2023 Meeting

Present: Cindy Stableford, Betsy Ruml, Gretchen Rittenhouse, John Hawkins, Rachel

Kurland, Rebecca Seibel

Minutes of the 5/17/22 meeting were approved.

Rachel provided an update report for the Library Trustees:

1. Doing final budget prep for 2023. Highlights:


a. Plan to use about $5,000 from CD set-aside account to cover increased

cost of fuel and library staff salaries.


b. Do not propose to request money from...


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Minutes for Jan. 9 2023 Trustees Meeting

January 13, 2023

Minutes for Jan. 9 2023 Trustees Meeting


The meeting convened at the library at 7 p.m. Present were Cindy Binzen, Miriam Newman, Carol Wilson, Rachel Kurland, Curt Albee, Marty Frank, Kevin Lynch (observer) and Melissa Strayton (librarian). Diane White (Friends) joined for a short period.


Minutes of the December meeting were accepted.


Librarian’s Report: Melissa reported that she’ll be putting in an order for new materials soon. Attendance at the after-school program dropped by about half ...


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Trustees of the Morrill Memorial & Harris Library


The Board of Trustees meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at the library.