November 2, 2016

Union Free Public Library Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 11-2-16 
 Members present: Ellen Silbermann, Jen Morgis, Rose Novak, Gillian Zieger, Library Director Cailin Rae and Assistant Librarian Donna Jellen 
 
The meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m.  
 
Secretary’s Report • Rose Novak read the 10-5-16 minutes. Ellen Silbermann made a motion to accept the minutes as read. Jen Morgis seconded the motion. The motion passed.  
 Old Business • LOCIP Grant/Renovation Progress: 8 light fixtures will be installed to illuminate the stacks. • The 2017 meeting dates were reviewed. 
 New Business • The Halloween Party took place on Wednesday Oct. 26. The board strategized possible ways to increase attendance for 2017. • Future community programs such as a program relating to Union town history were discussed. • Ellen made a motion for the board to spend $50 on a get-well gift card for Jacqueline Capomacchio. Rose Novak seconded the motion; the motion passed. 
 Treasurer’s Report • The 2017-2018 budget was reviewed. • The board considered ideas for the donations made in the memory of Betty Kaleta and Raymond Leffingwell. 
 Librarians’ Report • Summer Reading 2016 awards have been distributed to the winners. Additionally, all participants received a tote bag and a small gift.  • All Union School students -- with the exception of grades 5 and 8 due to scheduling conflicts -- are visiting the library on Mondays.  • Winter Read: Cailin Rae will decide on a specific program.  
 
 
Ellen Silbermann motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:27 p.m. Jen Morgis seconded, and the meeting was adjourned at 8:27 p.m. 
 
Respectfully submitted, 
 
Rose Novak, Secretary