April 12, 2018 Meeting Minutes

St. Elmo Library District
311 Cumberland Road
St. Elmo, IL 62458

Board Meeting Minutes
April 12, 2018

Present: Koberlein, Hough, Kamnick, Denton, Arnold, Crawford, Director Karnes
Guests: JoAn Evans

The Board Meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by President Koberlein. Minutes of the 3/8/18 meeting were read and approved. Treasurer and librarian’s reports were presented (see attached). Motion by Crawford, seconded by Arnold to approve and pay the bills. Motion carried.

The board discussed and approved the Threads of Friendship to use the St. Elmo Library for their meeting every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. A key will be given to Julie Aderman. At the St. Elmo Library, Director Karnes would like the cooking stove hooked up before the Summer Reading Program. Webers Jewelry is cleaning the grandfather clock and the charge will be $175.00. Director Karnes received the bill for SHARE. It is a total of $3250.97. The cost for Beecher City Branch Library and Brownstown Branch Library is $200.00 each. It is due by July 1st. Koberlein will get a bid from Integrity Electric and Plumbing for ten lights to be replaced. The Summer Reading Program will begin in June.

At the Beecher City Branch Library, JoAn Evans said that a book signing will be held on April 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Authors present will be Georgia Florey-Evans and Kevin Corley. Evans is the author of 5 books, including Hidden in Shadow, and Living in Shadow. Corley is the author of Throw out the Water and Sixteen Tons.

A motion to hire BCL Property to survey the property at the Beecher City Branch Library for $1900.00 was made by Hough, and seconded by Crawford. Motion carried.

Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Kamnick, seconded by Denton at 8:10
p.m. Motion carried.

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