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02-19-2008 Minutes . . . ; -838- The regular monthly meeting of the Salina Public Library Board of Trustees was held at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 19,2008, in the Community Learning Center. The following Board members were present: James Hall, Mary Shaffer, Brian Schmidt, Sheldon Lilak, Jo Reed and Alan Jilka. Others present were Joe McKenzie, Roberta Ring, Dave Clouston with The Salina Journal and Mike Wilson, observer for the League of Women Voters. James Hall called the meeting to order and asked for any changes or additions to the January Board minutes. 08-08 On a motion made hy Sheldon Lilak and seconded by Jo Reed it was RESOLVED THAT: The Board of Trustees of the Salina Public Library approves the minutes of the January Board meeting. Motion passed. P.8382/19/08 PUBLIC COMMENTS: None FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY REPORT: The Friends have been working on scholarships. The deadline to turn in scholarships was Friday. ORIENTATION: Library Legislation This Thursday is Library Legislation Day in Topeka. James Hall and Sheldon Lilak will be going to Topeka with Joe. Number one priority will be to get funding to establish a statewide delivery system for library materials. DISCUSSION: Imagination Station: The contract was signed so work can begin on the Imagination Station. Joe showed samples of the new carpet that will be installed in the new area. Construction will begin in early March and be completed the first part of May. This is a meaningful update to the 1997 Youth Services facility. The Imagination Station area will help promote early literacy. Lisa Petty, CLASS coordinator, has a background in early literacy and she will be working with Youth Services staff to promote early literacy with parents and children. Learning Center: A proposal was shown of the new signage that will be put on the south and north side of . the Learning Center. 08-09 On motion made by Sheldon Lilak and seconded by Mary Shaffer it was RESOLVED THAT: The Board of Trustees approves the signs to be installed on the Learning Center building with the word "public" being deleted and adding the address below Learning Center. FINANCIAL REPORT: January was the first month of the new budget year. The library received its first appropriation check in January. -839- ,~, "; " ~;:.;~~~~\~P~o~f~. '., d. ~ ~:<<~i~\ ...,. .... " ' r. .., :J\~n,O l~>':';~~~<:~:- ;,~:~:~'<~~-:.'~:,~:.:.:" ;.':';..j')', ~~f.. ;....'w . ,',q',~ ; _, ,'_.,'.,/ ~~,:;:~;:~':-:'~~~j':~:'. _ .' ~:::: LnH~ARIAN:S R~PORT:.. .... ; . .,. , '...,'.. ... ....L J>".. ........ .~..r:..::-t"n; !'.d.""'.>,I,>, \'!q(~,,' ,-,.:...~,,:...' ""- ')f".. . '-<:".;:" ",,".-.:, ,";,.!t r' .. ;<\.rig~!(AlIen, h'a~lieenhiredast"t;'new:,H~;ad ofIliformation Services. She will begiri' '. March 10;'Purdiasinga newvehicIe 'for the library has been put on hold, until Lori ::.' ;';':: .' Berezovsky assumes her duties as Outreach Coordinator. The library is looking into starting a new circulation item of video games. This is a very popular market. The library will continue to sponsor the Storytelling Stage at the River Festival. There has not been a large attendance in the past because of location of the stage. There has been a request for a birthday party in the Youth Services department with story time and the puppets. ~':..'" ,,' BOARD COMMENTS: Sheldon Lilak commented on how wonderful the Imagination Station will be. . ~.t. . '..; ADJOURNMENT: 08-10 On a motion made by Sheldon Lilak and seconded by Mary Shaffer it was RESOLVED THAT: The Board of Trustees of the Salina Public Library adjourn the February 19,2008 meeting. Motion passed. P 839 02/19/08. ',' ,,\..:..... r~~l:!:.'.~~;~ _~~': i ;:':' .:J;'-:-J :~.' ".., ~.'-,'- .\....;.". :,~?S',\-.~:;' '..,', ,: \:~ L', )"".~: :~:"':'. (, . .~. ~>1"/'-~;: .~ :.:::'~',,,:'j~; ;;::.F: , :'). >;> \ f~ ...:J . ,., ;~;'/) !. " ~tf~' (\ :, . . . ." ..' ",., ','. ."',.' . " .(.',' ":,,. 02119/08 Date .\';On ,. Recorder, Roberta Ring t: -;', ~i.t' ','"f :. \ "r ,~ .", ;1'.. ',:; ,,;'_,;lgl.., l-" ,~...",,-,,,-,,,...,'''~' !',:;:;, " " :1" .',. I'''.' '" . "~.~,,.,.. i ;. ..,',..' "> .': {,:. '. .,. ..~:l ~' """ r~. , " . .".....- '.." ".,,",'"' .::';1.:"'. .,: :.c.'1 ..,.~", - + .