October 11, 2017

Union Free Public Library Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 10-11-17
 Members present: Ellen Silbermann, Rose Novak, Gillian Zieger, Bertha Syphers, Library Director Cailin Rae and Assistant Librarian Donna Jellen
The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. 
The Board reviewed the minutes from the September 13 meeting. Ellen Silbermann motioned to approve, Bertha Syphers seconded and the minutes were approved.
Old Business • CIPA compliance: Cailin Rae received a bill with an 80% deduction. Formal approval for e-rate internet service is pending. • Summer Reading 2017: The winners were recognized during the Union School’s morning assembly • Memorial donations: The board determined the size of the memorial plaque. Ellen Silbermann will place the order for a 12” x 13” plaque. 
 New Business • Halloween Party: The library’s annual Halloween Party will held on Saturday October 28th from 10-12 a.m. The board made decisions on crafts, food, and beverages. • The Library BOD will meet on the following dates in 2018: Jan. 10, Feb. 14, Mar. 14, Apr. 11, May 16, June 13, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12
 Treasurer’s Report • Rose Novak updated the board on the status of the Key Bank account.
 Librarians’ Report • The board discussed options for carpeting on the library’s main floor.
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. 
Bertha Syphers made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 p.m. Ellen Silbermann seconded the motion. It passed and the meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Rose Novak, Secretary