Grangeville Centennial Library Board Meeting
March 21, 2019
Meeting was called to order by Meleah McCulley at 4:58 PM. Those present: Meleah McCulley, Susan Anderson, Betty Nafziger, Gina Sobrero, Heidi Brown, and Michael Peterson. Absent: Brennan Wright and Angie Norman.
No amendments were made to the agenda.
Approve January 17, 2019 Board minutes ACTION ITEM
Meleah moved and Betty seconded to approve the board minutes from January 17, 2019. Motion passed.
Gina had shared the most recent budget report with board members prior to the meeting. Approximately 35% of the budget has been spent to date, which is reasonable for this time of year. No questions were raised on any items.
Gina also shared the circulation statistics. Let’s Talk About It had to be rescheduled due to weather several times, but is on track to conclude April 9th. The library received two grants- Summer STEM Grant to be used for Summer Reading Program in the amount of $600.00 and Broadband Toolkit Grant to be used for computer upgrades in the amount of $500.00. We have been busy planning for Summer Reading; all programs will be held at Pioneer Park. We will be offering teen movie night June 7th and 21st. Parents at Story time have been a great help. Katie Mathews has found music to incorporate with reading. Heidi finished the Idaho Public Library Survey for 2018.
March 12th we went to Lapwai and Lewiston for Circulation/Cataloging meeting with other libraries in the Valnet System.
March 19th Headstart came to the library for a story and craft activity.
March 22nd Heidi and Gina attended the kindergarten sign ups @ GEMS. They bring books for the kids and discussed Summer Reading and what the library has to offer.
We have 3 more book discussions left for Let’s Talk About It. Sandra Aiken and Gina are attending the discussions.
April 9th -The Secret Life of Bees
March 19th -When We Were Romans
March 26th -The Enders Hotel
April 22nd we will be doing an Earth Day craft for ages 2-13- pending grant from Idaho Project Learning Tree.
There was no discussion on creating a library district.
Election of officers:
Vice President ACTION ITEM: Susan made a motion and Betty seconded to elect Brennan as Vice President. The motion passed.
Secretary ACTION ITEM: Meleah made a motion and Betty seconded to elect Susan as secretary. The motion passed.
Art in the Park book sale ACTION ITEM: Meleah made a motion and Betty seconded to have a book sale on Thursday, July 4th as part of Art in the Park. The motion passed.
Discussion on the new Library Districting Handbook was lead by Meleah. She shared a document from the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) 2019 Edition of the Handbook which lays out the time frame and tasks associated with forming a library district. Discussion revolved around getting others informed of this process. It was suggested to invite members of the community to the next board meeting when Emily Sitz will be visiting. Emily is the Northern Idaho Library Consultant for ICfL. If others are in attendance when Emily comes in May, they will be able to ask questions and get more information.
The next meeting will be May 16, 2019, at 5 PM.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:59 PM.