February 8, 2017
Union Free Public Library Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 2-8-17
Members present: Ellen Silbermann, Jacqueline Capomacchio, Jen Morgis, Rose Novak, Gillian Zieger, Library Director Cailin Rae and Assistant Librarian Donna Jellen
The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m.
Secretary’s Report • Rose Novak read the 1-11-17 Special Meeting minutes. Gillian Zieger motioned to accept the minutes as read. Ellen Silbermann seconded the motion, and it passed. • Ellen Silbermann read the minutes from the 11-2-16 meeting. The minutes were accepted as read.
Old Business • CIPA (Children’s Internet Protection Act) compliance: Cailin Rae has begun the process of making the library’s computers CIPA compliant. • Winter Read: Cailin Rae has created a worksheet for participants with choices of library related activities such as a library scavenger hunt and bingo card. • 2017 Community Programs: planning for the Elder Care and the Law workshop and selfdefense workshop is still in progress. • Story Time: There was no attendance Sat. Feb. 4. Cailin Rae will have a special Valentine’s Day Story Time on Saturday Feb. 11 with Valentine’s Day activities.
New Business • LOCIP Grant: The hardwood floor will be refinished. This will complete the library’s renovation process.
Treasurer’s Report • Banking: Ellen Silbermann made a motion to switch the library’s checking account from Key Bank to Savings Institute Bank and Trust, in line with the Town’s move to the Savings Institute. Rose Novak seconded the motion, and the motion passed. • Cailin Rae volunteered to be the alternate signer of library checks.
Librarians’ Report • The Town has sanded and repainted the library’s drop box, as well as fixed the lock. • Summer Reading 2017: The theme this year is “Build a Better World” and involves building and architecture.
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday March 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Ellen Silbermann made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m. Jacqueline Capomacchio seconded the motion. It passed and the meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
Rose Novak, Secretary