Library Board Meeting minutes


Loup City Public Library Board Minutes:  1/17/2018 4:30 PM 

Those present included:  Cathy Placzek, Yvonne Griffin, Marjorie Petersen, Jerome Lobner, and Audrey Heil. 

Minutes from the December board meeting were reviewed and approved following a motion by Yvonne Griffin which was seconded by Marjorie Petersen.  Motion passed. 

Bills in the amount of $2,357.74 were presented.  Cathy Placzek made a motion to pay the bills. Yvonne Griffin seconded the motion. Motion passed. 

Old Business: 

The Hour of Code total for all activities included 29 participants.  

Next Library Innovation Studio Training will be January 24th.  There will be a Lunch and Learn with Kayla Hinrichs from 12-1 pm and a Maker Madness from 5-6 pm.   

The Library Survey was completed and submitted to the state. 

Policy review included changes to the overdue policy, position of Secretary on the Library Board, and scheduled Board meeting times. 

Kristin Bauer Ganoung, Nebraska Author of “George and the Stolen Sunny Spot” will be here to talk to kids in the K-6 age group on February 16th. Order forms will be sent home with kids prior to her visit.  

New Business:  

Library Innovation Studio Exhibitors Showcase, February 15, 4-7 PM.  This event will be held at the library and will allow local Makers to show off some of the items they have made in the Library Innovation Studio to the rest of the community.  We will receive the second installment of Library Innovation Studio Equipment on February 20 and the equipment we have currently will go to Crete.  Training for local trainers will take place on February 20th. 

Jerry Barlow, Celtic Guitarist, will be coming through the area in March, July, and November.  We will try to book him for the March date and if that isn’t possible, we will attempt a November booking.  

Next Meeting planned for February 14, 2018. 

Meeting adjourned at 5:02 PM following a motion by Yvonne Griffin which was seconded by Marjorie Petersen. 

Thank you.