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November Minutes

Barclay Public Library

Board of Trustees

November 17, 2014

Barclay Public Library Meeting Room

Vice-President Rita Ham called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. Laura, Jean, Maria, Kay and Lacey were present.

There were no remarks from the public.

BILLS:  Motion by Laura, second by Jean to approve payment of the October bills.

TREASURER'S REPORT:  filed for audit

SECRETARY'S MINUTES:  filed for audit


·         The Friends of the Library purchased new computer chairs and a patron counter.

·         Lacey is looking into offering health insurance and will host an agent to speak with employees and patrons about their individual needs.

·         World eBooks has been purchased after a successful one-month trial.

·         The 70th anniversary of the library will be in 2015.

·         Cookies and Milk with Santa will be held at Illini Park on Sunday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m.



·         Motion by Jean, second by Maria to approve holiday bonuses in the total amount of $435, the same as 2013. Roll call vote:  5-0 in favor

·         Motion by Jean, second by Laura to approve the 2015 scheduled holidays as attached. Roll call vote:  5-0 in favor

·         Motion by Maria, second by Laura to approve the updated Marketing Policy. All aye

PERSONS OF THE MONTH:  Angie Horvath for moving boxes of nonfiction books to the Decatur Public Library.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:05

Kay Mason