September 10 2014 Minutes
Union Free Public Library Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 9-10-14
Members present: Ellen Silbermann, Jacqueline Capomacchio, Lauri Voter, Rose-Marie
Pellerin, Michele Sienna, Rose Novak, Librarian Kathleen Robertson, and Assistant Librarian
The meeting was called to order at 7:06 p.m.
• The board discussed alarm service options.
• Mary Patulak's letter of resignation and retirement was accepted. The board discussed
options for replacement. A Special Meeting of the Executive Board will be held October
23 to further review the Assistant Librarian position.
• Treasurer's Report: $23 has been sent back to the Town unused from the FY 13-14
• Librarian's Report:
-Kathy has initiated a trial program that divides the Young Adult Book Club into a girls'
club that will continue to meet on Mondays, and a boys' club, which will meet on select
Fridays at the School Library during lunch.
-The Union School students will begin coming to the Library from the School on Oct. 20.
-The Summer Reading Program has been a success with a repeat 100% participation
rate from the Union School. Adding together the Union School students, 4 Union
students who are either Home Schooled or attend an alternative school, 6 High School
Students and 13 Adults = 102 participants for a total of 187,548 pages.
-The 2014 Plant Sale raised $474.53.
-Old Home Day 2014 raised $83.50.
-The Halloween Party will be October 29th.
-Adult Programs: The board discussed possible dates and locations for Elder Care and
the Law, Internet Safety and Self-Defense.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:58 p.m.
Rose Novak, Secretary