Blue Earth Community Library

Library Board Minutes

September 9, 2013 - 4:30 pm

 

Members present: Sue Ellingsen, Kathleen Benz, Doris Kessel, John Huisman, Lenny Clement and Director Eva Gaydon

 

Meeting called to order at 4:30 by John Huisman

 

Minutes:

July minutes were approved.

 

Approved bills: 

Reviewed and approved.

 

Director’s Report:

The Library is promoting Zinio an online subscription magazine database available to library card holders.

           October 22nd at 6:30pm Eva is teaching a community Ed Class on using E-readers and checking out eBook’s through Overdrive, the library’s eBook database.

           Eva and Heidi Schutt, the Winnebago librarian, are writing a monthly newspaper column promoting the libraries in Faribault County.

 

          

July &                                                     August Stats                                              

 


Circulation

3199

Circulation

2950

Items Added

181

Items Added

198

Users Added

39

Users Added

26

Ebook circ

123

Ebook circ

124

ILL borrowed

44

ILL borrowed

28

ILL Loaned

67

ILL Loaned

49

  Old Business:

The Blue Earth River Writers Workshop is September 28th. All arrangements are in place.

          

 

New Business: The November meeting will be spent exploring the library board’s vision and future using S.W.O.T. analysis. The November meeting is changed to November 12, 2013 at 4:30pm due to Veterans Day.

 

 

Motion to adjourn was made at 5:00pm and carried unanimously. Next meeting will be October 14, 2013 at 4:30pm

 

Respectfully submitted

 

Eva Gaydon