A light meal and surprise baby shower for Amy preceded the
The meeting was called to order at by chairman, Don Holden.† Also attending were Kathy Brundage,
William Cassidy, David Hallenbeck, Robin Julian, Richard Martini, Helen Rowe
and Library Director, Amy Lapointe.† The
minutes of the April 21,
2008 meeting were approved.
Brad Galinson, the BOS
representative to the Trustees, was in attendance.
presented the monthly statistics. (see attached)† Amy pointed out that the door counter is
done on a weekly basis.
is asking for funds from the NH Humanities and FOL in order to increase
the scope of the Mapquests II program.† The summer reading program will run from
June 23 to August 15 and will include a variety of activities.† Activities designed for the middle schoolers and teens are also in the final planning
stages.† An outdoor flute program is
planned for the adult programming.†
Abutters will be notified.†
Prizes are being solicited from local businesses.
is profiling for the new automation system.† The catalogue up to eliminate junk will
of the panic buttons showed that the batteries needed replacement.† They will now be changed twice
yearly.† New shelving for the
transit bins and bags have been built near the circulation desk as putting
them in the back hall was a safety hazard.
140 students and parents came for the FOL student art reception.
evaluations are under way.† Amy is
focusing on goals rather than performance.†
She hopes to finish in early June.
Report:† Dick reported there was no
change in the cds.†
We continue to be under budget for the year.
Technology:† Dave attended the NHSLT convention.† A discussion was held preparedness for a
disaster.† Amy will check to see if the
insurance covers cash replacement and or cash value.† Dave also reported that all policies should
comply with the law.† There is also a
need for long range planning.
Old Business:† There was no old business.
New Business:† A discussion was held on the requirement
stating that a library card must be presented before items can be checked
out.† No conclusions were drawn.† Staff will try to determine if this is
actually a problem for patrons and we will discuss this again in the
passed out policy packets for us to review prior to the next meeting.
working on coverage during her maternity leave.† Ruslyn will represent her at the July
Board meeting.† Jackie will come to
the September meeting so as to up date the Trustees on the summer reading
program.† She is going to see if the
Treasurerís report can be prepared by someone in Town Hall.† She is dividing the rest of her duties
among the staff members so as not to overburden anyone person.† She will also be available by phone if
needed.† This is similar to the plan
that was put in effect when Natasha moved so the staff is familiar with
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at