Library Board Meeting minutes


Loup City Library Board Meeting 4:30 PM on January 16, 2019 

Those present included: Jerome Lobner, Yvonne Griffin, Karen Anderson, Cathy Placzek, and Audrey Heil. 

Minutes from the December meeting were read and approved as written following a motion by Cathy Placzek which was seconded by Yvonne Griffin. Motion passed. 

Bills were presented in the amount of $1,437.77. A motion to pay the bills was made by Yvonne Griffin and seconded by Karen Anderson. Motion carried. 

Old Business: 

Podcast—Currently lining up student hosts. Looked at equipment on Best Buy and Amazon. Will purchase only after a firm commitment has been made by student hosts. 

Computer Classes—Information for basic computer classes reviewed. Book purchased for an outline of courses. Tuesday morning and Wednesday evening time requested by a potential student. Marketing will be needed. 

Newsletter—The School and County library each had a half-page article in the Loup City Public Schools newsletter.  

Christmas Cookie Decorating: 11 people participated in the Christmas cookie decorating evening program. 

New Business:  

Policies/Protocol reviews: Changes will need to be made to the Innovation Studio Usage Forms for community members to sign—need to check with the school to see if they have any available or have any suggestions regarding usage protocol. 

Gift/Foundation policies need to be updated. 

Adopt a Reader Preschool/Senior Citizen get-together: Potential date Feb 12 at the library. Need more Senior volunteers. Karen and Yvonne offer to read in addition to Seniors from Senior Center.  

Black History Humanities speaker:  Will look into booking for February. Speaker gives presentations on the Nebraska Underground Railroad.  


Meeting adjourned at 5:16 PM following a motion by Yvonne Griffin which was seconded by Cathy Placzek.  


Thank you.