June 14, 2017
Union Free Public Library Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 6-14-17
Members present: Ellen Silbermann, Jacqueline Capomacchio, Jen Morgis, Rose Novak, Gillian Zieger, and Library Director Cailin Rae
The meeting was called to order at 7:15 p.m.
Secretary’s Report • Ellen Silbermann made a motion to accept the 5-10-17 meeting minutes as read. Gillian Zieger seconded the motion and it passed.
Old Business • Cailin Rae reported that she will be working with a CEN engineer in order to make the library’s computers CIPA compliant. • The board discussed purchasing new materials such as books and DVDs. • Donations to the library in memory of Kathy Robertson continue to arrive and have been extremely generous. Funds will be used for children’s programming. • 2017 Community Programs: Tim Keeney, Judge of Probate, will hold a workshop on Advance Directives on August 10, 2017 in the Town Hall Community Room. (Time to be confirmed.)
New Business • Two candidates for the open board positions were interviewed. • The Plant Sale is underway. Rock Meadow Farm and Select Seeds have donated generously.
Treasurer’s Report • The Savings Institute Bank and Trust checking account has been opened.
Librarians’ Report • Story Time: On Saturday May 13, Mother’s Day cards were made. On Saturday May 20, Cailin Rae helped the children make “Mom and Me” books. Flowers were given to moms. June’s Story Time will feature Father’s Day crafts. • Summer Reading 2017: Cailin Rae held a kick off event at field day. Packets were given out and all those who registered received free books donated by Michael’s.
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Ellen Silbermann made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:07 p.m. Jen Morgis seconded the motion. It passed and the meeting was adjourned at 9:07 p.m.
Rose Novak, Secretary