Blue Earth Community Library

Library Board Minutes

August 9, 2010

4:15 p.m.


Members present: Ann Ekse, Wilma Bittinger, John Huisman, and director Eva Gaydon. Members Absent: Kathleen Benz, Excused, Kay Nemanic, excused, and Lennie Clement


Meeting called to order at 4:20p.m. By President John Huisman.


Since a quorum was not present, no action was taken on May minutes or bills. The budget was not able to be approved for the same reason. It was decided unanimously by the group to wait no longer than 15 minutes for late members.


Director’s Report:


56 entrants completed the summer reading program, which was both for teens and adults, and was well received. The program was funded by a $1000 gift from the Masonic Benevolent Fund.


Traci Kutsi was hired @ 14-17 hrs/week.


Sara Fering is organizing a book club for teens, encompassing ages 10-14.


The second annual Battle of Books was held, with 80 readers attending.


Bricelyn and Frost lending libraries: Deliveries have been decreased to three days/week, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.



Old Business: 




New Business: There was no new business. As mentioned before, the budget was discussed, with a possible 3% increase estimated; no action taken.


Motion to adjourn carried unanimously at 4:40 p.m. Next meeting will be Sep 13, 2010.



Respectfully submitted,

Ann Ekse, Secretary