Meeting Minutes 2/3/11
Present: Susie Martin, Marion Abrams, Shaom Mayer, Traci Templeton, Karen Waterworth, Eunic MacDonald Rice, Ann Taylor
Regular Checking $5,087.79
Receipts: Calendars $140.00
Disbursements: Supplies $131.09
Ending Balance $4,737.58
CD's Ranney $1041.01
All encouraged to sign up for shifts.
Marion reports Theater Arts program well received with 9-10 Pittsfield children attending all three sessions.
Disbursement of retiring Susie Martin's many responsiblilities discussed as follows: Marion to continue as Chair, Eunice to assume role of Treasurer, Karen to continue as Secretary, Sharon to take care of purchasing, Traci to act as program coordinator. Details to be elaborated upon later. No clear keeper of the key elected, but coded lock suggested when renovation completed.
Susie and Karen provide brief update regarding furnace/frozen pipes/heating issue. Town Clerk &/or Selectboard to be contacted re: status of plumbing repairs.
Susie reviewed ongoing process for requesting and returning interlibrary loans.
Marion offers to update volunteer procedural guide.
Computer failure noted. It is decided to delay purchase of new computer until after building renovation. Ann recommends purchase be made at Costco which provides most reasonable warranty and tech support.
Collection storage during renovation discussed. Traci offers to look into climate controlled storage facilities.
Spring Fund Raising Dinner plans discussed. May date preferred. Sharon to investigate availablity of Clear River Tavern in May. Fund raising activites discussed, but none agreed upon at this time.
Marion incuded in the agenda multiple workshops available through DOL http://libraries.vermont.gov/libraries/ce/2011wirkshops
Interested parties encouraged to attend.
Current and possible cataloguing/inventory systems discussed. All present encouraged to check out a subscription service at librarything.com as a possible solution. Nothing likely to be implemented until after building renovation.