Minutes of April 15, 2015 Cortland Library Board Meeting

President Hawkins called the meeting to order at 7:15.  Present were Marie Kornischuk, Harlan Hawkins, Mary Benson, and John Francisco.  Martha Carter & Ryan Hilligoss were absent.  Victoria Haier arrived late.  Also present was Barb Coward.

Minutes of March and March Treasurer’s Report and Expenditures were unavailable and tabled.

March Librarian’s Report was discussed and accepted.

Unfinished Business/ Discussion & possible action.

  1. Hearing of Citizens---none
  2. Librarians Working Together report was discussed.
  3. Grants report & Altrusa application discussed.
  4. Library Book Sale during Town Garage Sale discussed.

New Business/Discussion & possible action

  1. Volunteers needed for Great Race…discussed.
  2. Usbourne Book Sale to benefit Cortland Library… discussed
  3. Friends of Cortland Library group & help for Marie…discussed
  4. Possible date for Fire Protection Staff Training …discussed
  5. Library involvement in Sesquicentennial  Celebration:

Barb Writing article for booklet… discussed

  1. Summer Reading plans discussed
  2. 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten begins in May
  3. Yearly approval of Reciprocal borrowing.  Mary moved to continue to participate in reciprocal borrowing/Harlan seconded. Voice vote and all approved.
  4. Harlan moved to continue the non-resident fee program using the “tax bill method’.  Marie seconded.  Voice vote & all approved.
  5.   Board Trustee Election results were not available. New Board Trustees      to be sworn in at May 20, 2015 meeting.
  6.   Cortland Library disposed of 2 tables and 9 chairs.   They will bring a $200 donation.