February 14, 2018

Union Free Public Library Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 2-14-18
 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 7:10 p.m. 
 
The Board reviewed the minutes from the December Meeting. Gillian motioned to approve, Bertha seconded and they passed.
 
Old Business • CIPA compliance: Cailin Rae reported that the library has been granted funding for 2017 but may need to reapply for 2018.  
 New Business • 2018 Community Programs: The board discussed contacting Quest Martial Arts in Putnam. The board voted to hire Quest to host a Self Defense workshop community program. Rose made a motion to vote Gillian seconded it and it passed.  • The board discussed the 2018 Summer Reading Program. The theme for 2018 is Libraries Rock. The board discussed ideas for programs including MadScience of Western New England or the Ecotarium in Worcester MA. 
 
Treasurer’s Report • The Key Bank account: Cailin Rae and Rose Novak are looking into having several service charges reimbursed before closing the account.
 Librarians’ Report • Cailin Rae reported that circulation numbers for the winter are higher than last year.  • Cailin noted that the library needs rugs.
 
 
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. 
 
Ellen Silbermann made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:37 p.m. Cailin seconded the motion. It passed and the meeting was adjourned at 8:37 p.m.
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
Rose Novak, Secretary