Trustees of the Richmond Library
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Richmond Free Public Library

(2821 State Rd, Richmond)

Library Trustees’ Meeting

June 14, 2018

5:00 pm


Call to order: 5:06

Attendance: Nanci McConnell, Lisa Donfried, Kristin Smith, Candy Mountain

Approval of May’s minutes: approved

Correspondence: none

Friends Report: Candy reported on the Friends of the Richmond Library Annual Meeting.  She stated that all the library’s wish list items were approved, including a table for the local history area.  Nanci McConnel said that a plaque should be placed within the table using Friend’s Memorial Funds.  Also, Nanci asked that a deadline be set regarding the opening of the historical area for the public to use.  There was a discussion about hosting a grand opening for the historical area including displaying copies of Richmond photos, as well a discussion on having an article about the area in the Richmond Record.

New Business: 

The Richmond Land Trust is donating $200 to the library for special backpacks for the library to circulate.  Dr. Rosenfeld has given the library 2 walking sticks.  There was discussion on buying the products to fill the backpacks, stitching the Land Trust Logo onto the backpacks and on the publicity for the backpacks.  Nanci asked that an article be put in the Richmond Record.

Director’s Report & Old Business: -

Kristin is continuing to work on the Strategic Plan.

The Movie Club planning is progressing with hopefully an article in Richmond Record in August about our first meeting.

Showcasing Art questions for artists – Nanci reached out to Karen Carmean with the list of questions and is waiting to hear from her.

FY 2018 Budget was reviewed.

Creature Teachers funding will be from the Library Gift account.

Creature Teachers, the live animal program on July 7th will kick off our Summer Reading Program.

Raffle Baskets – Our July 4th winner was drawn, and we have started our Book Lover’s Basket.

We discussed what stipend amount should be given to our presenters.  We settled on $200.00.

Adjourned: 6:00

Next Meeting: August 16th at 5:00

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