Meeting of The Library Board of Trustees 6:30 pm, October 10, 2013 Main Library 308 Yager Avenue LaGrange, KY 40031
AGENDA Opening Call to Order: Attendance: Review Agenda: Invitation for Public Comment: For Signature: Consent Agenda 1. Approval of Minutes from meeting of September 19, 2013 2. Approval of Financial Reports & Payment Voucher for September, 2013 Old Business 1. Signature for approved policies. 2. No response from Republic Bank regarding the old Catholic Church in Goshen New Business 1. Adoption of Oldham County Governmentâ€™s Ethics Code. 2. 2012-13 Audit 3. New policies to be reviewed Directorâ€™s Report Report from KDLA: Communications: Adjourn Next meeting: November 14, 2013
OLDHAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MINUTES October 10, 2013 Main Library 308 Yager Avenue LaGrange, KY 40031 Call to Order The October, 2013, meeting of the Oldham County Public Library Board of Trustees was called to order at 6:30 pm, October 10th by Anne Murner at the Main Library of the Oldham County Public Library system. Trustees present were Anne Murner and Lonnie Hardin. Also present was Library Director Susan Eubank and KDLA Representative Chris Bischoff. Assistant Library Director Mary Mielczarek acted as recorder. Invitation for Public Comment: No guests were in attendance. For Signature: Approved policies-tabled Consent Agenda 1. Approval of the minutes of the September 19, 2013 meeting – no action taken 2. Approval of the Financial Reports & Payment Voucher for September, 2013 – no action taken Old Business 3. Signature for approved policies - tabled 4. No response from Republic Bank regarding the old Catholic Church in Goshen New Business 4. Discussion of Oldham County Government’s Ethics Code - tabled 5. 2012-13 Audit, discussion tabled 6. New policies to be reviewed – tabled Director’s Report 1. Director Eubank reported that the Library received a $450.00 donation from the V.V. Cooke Foundation in Pewee Valley. 2. Due to hiring difficulties and workloads at KDLA, Chris Bischoff will continue as our Regional Consultant until further notice. 3. Tax notices have gone out and we can count on our largest payment around November 11 4. So far the Library has had minimal requests for help with applying for health insurance through Kynect. Our Public Services Librarian will have a group of Kynectors here the week of Oct. 21st for the expressed purpose of helping patrons sign up for Affordable Health Care 5. Director Eubank reported that there is a large increase in circulation concerning the OverDrive (e-books, digital media) checkouts. OverDrive new registrations are dramatically up due to our Teen Librarian’s programming in the schools. Lots of kids signed up for new Digital Only cards. This increase in reflected in both in “patrons added” and new OverDrive patrons. Circ went up by 9.32%! Also notice that OverDrive is an increasingly large percentage of our overall circulation – almost doubled from last year. 6. Congratulations! Oldham County had the Region 4 winner of the Summer Reading Sweepstakes. Kaitlyn Osoire won an $1000 scholarship from KHEAA and the Library has won $500 to put toward next year’s Summer Reading Program. 7. The Public Library Association Conference is March 11-March 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. The Library will pay conference registration, travel, housing and meals. Regional Report from Chris Bischoff 2
KDLA is still experiencing hiring difficulties and workload issues. Communications 1. A positive comment card from patron Bill Keeling. 2. A thank-you card from Oldham County Middle School for our participation in Family Literacy Night . Adjourn The meeting was adjourned at 7:15pm.