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Rippey Public Library Board of Trustees Minutes, September 28, 2015

The Rippey Public Library Board of Trustees met on September 28, 2015. Routine business was taken care of and review of two policies to be adopted at the October meeting.

Rippey Library Board of Trustees Minutes September 28, 2015

The Rippey Library Board of Trustees met on September 28, 2015 at 6:00 in the library. Those attending were: Andrea Williams, Librarian and trustees: Dale Hanaman, Jo Bardole, Carmen McColley, and Jean Borgeson. Absent: Nancy Burrow.

The meeting was called to order by Dale Hanaman. Carmen made and Jo seconded a motion to approve the agenda. Motion carried. The minutes of the Monday, August 31 2015 meeting were approved as read.

The September treasurer’s report was handed out and bills presented.

Bills: $1,283.93 Income:

Donation: 30.00 Mary Weaver


General $7,882.12

Memorial $2,002.87

Petty Cash: $72.86

After reviewing, Jo moved and Carmen seconded that both reports be approved. Motion carried.

There was no public comment or correspondence.

Old business: Andrea shared the circulation and programs report from September. She reminded the trustees of the upcoming Library Trustee Training to be held at the library in Scranton. The topic this year will be “Intellectual Freedom, Censorship, & Confidentiality.”

New Business: Programs planned for October include a coloring contest, Halloween party to coincide with the city of Rippey trick or treat night, a movie day and a craft day. Also, there will be a possible visit from the firemen during National Fire Safety week. Andrea requested someone to open the library on October 15 for a couple of hours. Dale will, and if I’m available, I can. There will be a Flu Clinic on Friday, October 30 from 1:30-3:30. Dale or Jean can open the building for this purpose. The library will host a pre-Beggar’s Night party for Halloween. (At the October 5, 2015 meeting the city designated Saturday, October 31, 2015 as Beggar’s Night.)

The remainder of the meeting was spent revising the Behavioral Policy and the Unattended Children Policy. Jo will type them up and send the policies to us for review for approval at the next meeting.

There being no further comments, Carmen moved and Jo seconded a motion to adjourn. Motion carried. The next meeting is October 26, 2015 at 6:00.

Jean Borgeson, Secretary