Lexington Public Library
Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
January 17, 2023
Main Floor Reading Area
Call to Order- 7:00pm
Present: Sue, Charlie, Terri, Brenda, Teedra, Lucy
Correspondence / Recognition Of Visitors - correspondence was circulated
Review /Approval of November Mtg Minutes. Motion to accept by Teedra; second Terri. Minutes approved.
Review / Approval of Financial Reports. Motion to accept the financials by Brenda; Sue seconded.Approved.
Budget & Personnel - Terri, Chair.
Budget - Levy Ord has been filed with the county; verification sheets have been received from the county, signed and filed.
Per Capita Grant is finished—due Jan 30.
Planning, Policies, Programs & Technology - Teedra, Chair
Programs - Attendance has been increasing for Story Hour.
A high school filled trip to the library took place Jan 12.
Preschool/library collaboration is scheduled for Jan 20.
Middle school/library collaboration is being scheduled
Adult Book Club will resume this month—all books have been checked out
Planning - Local Postal Patron library newsletters went out before Jan 1; these cards include activities for Jan-Mar 2023
Technology - Chad has wired a television to the Children’s Dept computer so sing along videos can be shown in the Story Hour/Activity Room.
Building & Grounds - Lucy, Chair
Building - Autumn painted above the shelving in the Easy and Juvie Rooms, and touched up the wall in the Children's Dept reception area.
New rugs have been purchased for the Easy and Juvie Rooms
Wilmer Office Furnishings have come up and met with Sherrie about a new Circulation Desk/components. They are drawing up a proposal; the desk could be finished and in use by early spring. Discussion.
Director Report- Update—patron traffic news circulation is up; the staff is very excited about the new programming that’s taking place.
Action Item: Motion to approve merit raises for a few staffers and a one time bonus for Sherrie, Director, and Denise, Accountant by Terri; second by Sue. Motion approved.
Action Item: Motion to approve Library Board of Trustees Meeting Dates for calendar 2023-1 by Teedra; second Charlie. Approved.
Action item: Motion to approve purchase of Circulation Desk ( within approved budget) by Terri; second by Brenda. Motion approved.
Adjournment: Motion to adjourn by Sue; second Teedra. Adjourned at 7:43 pm.
The next monthly meeting of the board will be on March 21, 2023, at 7:00pm, in the Reading Area of the Main Floor of the library.