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April Minutes

Barclay Public Library

Board of Trustees

April 20, 2015

Barclay Public Library Meeting Room

President Val Green called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. Rita, Kay, Laura, Jenny, Jean, Maria and Lacey were present.

There were no remarks from the public.

BILLS:  Motion by Rita, second by Jean to approve payment of the March bills. All aye

TREASURER'S REPORT:  filed for audit

SECRETARY'S MINUTES:  filed for audit


·        Lacey will price a new computer/copier for the next budget process.

·        The Little Free Libraries are requiring a great deal of maintenance and may need to be replaced soon.

·        About 30 people attended the 70th Anniversary on Saturday, April 11.

·        The library's Plinkit website should be migrated to Enfold in August, 2015.

·        The library will participate in the mail carrier food drive during the week of May 4-9.

·        Lacey and Kim will assist with Special Olympics on May 9.

·        May 9 will also be Nicole Fest, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

·        The Friends will hold a Scholastic Book Fair during summer reading registration the week of May 26.

·        The library received thank-you notes from a first grade class for the book we donated along with other local businesses.


·        The board reviewed the third quarter financial report.

·        Motion by Laura, second by Jenny to approve the  Errors and Omissions Resolution 2014-15-1. All aye

·        The Building and Grounds Committee will meet on May 18 at 6:00 p.m.

PERSON OF THE MONTH:  Melanie Brown was chosen for baking the cupcakes for Open House.


·       Valerie will be emailing the director evaluation that should be filled out and returned to her by May 15.

·       Illinois Heartland was holding a special meeting tonight to discuss the budget prior to their regular meeting next week.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:30.

Kay Mason