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06-17-2014 Minuates 1030 STATISTICAL REPORT: May is one of our slower months. We had a strong outreach month. Our e-book usage is up from last year. • • LIBRARIAN'S REPORT: - Amanda with United Way has commitments from several business to paint the bookmobile bus and build shelving to help with start up costs. We will start CLASS for Kids with the Fall semester. We are working with the State Library on Keys for Networking, they have given us 10 hotspots and mini Ipads to partner up with families with children that have mental health issues. The Youth Services Programmers position will come open this month, Stephanie Johannes will be leaving to go back to school. Open carry in the State will be changing in July. • 14-16 On a motion made by Karen Sonar and Seconded by Karma Deforest it was RESOLVED THAT: The Board of Trustees of the Salina Public Library agrees that the Library will post the no open carry signs once the law goes into effect until they have had further discussion. Motion passed. Pg 1030, 06/17/2014 We are also looking at our overdue notice process. We will be changing some of our internal processes to collect on overdue.materials as well as looking into using Unique Management to collect on long overdue materials: FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: Friends met last week. Their next book sale is scheduled for October24th and 25th. BOARD COMMENTS: Karma will not be here for the July meeting. Karen put books in the little library by Hawthorne. It was empty when she went so she was wondering if we are stocking them or leaving it up to the community to stock those. Lori does check the mini libraries periodically. Karen asked if the City would post way Midi g signs pointing people towards the library. The Board of Trustees of the Salina Public Library adjourned at 8:27 a.m• % . . . Man' Lemon Sandra Wilcox Secretary/Treasurer Recorder 1029 The regular monthly meeting of the Salina Public Library Board of Trustees was held at 7:00 • a.m. on Tuesday, June 17, in the Tech Center Conference Room.. The following Board members were present: Christi Manley, Karen Bonar, David Greiser, Karma DeForest, Aaron Householter and Mary Lemon. Others present were Joe McKenzie, Sandra Wilcox and Mike Wilson, the observer for the League of Women Voters. MINUTES: Christi Manley asked for any changes or additions to the May Board meeting minutes. 14-15 On a motion made by Karma DeForest and Seconded by Mary Lemon it was RESOLVED THAT: The Board of Trustees of the Salina Public Library approves the minutes of the May Board meeting as written. Motion passed. Pg 1029, 06/17/2014 PUBLIC COMMENTS: None DISCUSSION/ACTION: Preliminary Budget Discussion Joe spoke to the Board about his preliminary thoughts on the 2015 budget. Salaries, books and media make up about 82% of our budget. The recommendation on the salary line item is • 2% plus steps. The recommendation on books and media is to raise this line item slightly. We are looking at spending and usage of our e-resources. Health Insurance is expected to rise again this year. We are still trying to build our capital fund. We know we are going to have to replace the air cooling system this next year. ORIENTATION: Children's Summer Reading- Kristi Hansen We have had 73 people participate in the read down your fines program. There are 1611 children enrolled in Fizz Boom Read. Instead of recording books read they are just recording if they read every day by placing a sticker on their log. 175 Teens are enrolled in Spark a Reaction. We also have the Rubber Duck club for toddlers. 278 people are enrolled in the Adult Reading Program also. 70 teen volunteers will be helping us this year. The Youth Services department is also partnering with Child Care Aware this year to reach children in home daycares. They are also taking books to the free lunch program and reading to the kids and will also take 500 to 700 books to summer school for children to check out. We are starting the check up and check out program, so when children go for their well check the doctor will give them a card to come to the library and get a free book. We received a grant from the state to purchase the books and print the cards for the doctors to hand out. FINANCIAL REPORT: • We are on track with our spending for the year.